ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute care edition. June 2, 2022;27(11):1-4.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices.
Errors in medication management and administration are major threats to patient safety. This piece explores issues with opioid and nursing-sensitive medication safety as well as medication safety in older adults. Future research directions in medication safety are also discussed.
Medication Safety Alert! Acute care edition. January 27, 2022;27(2):1-6.
Cohen M, Degnan D, McDonnell P, eds. Patient Saf. 2022;4(s1):1-45
Institute for Safe Medication Practices. Medication Safety Alerts. January 3, 2022.
Deprescribing is an intervention used to reduce the risk of adverse drug events (ADEs) that can result from polypharmacy. It is the process of supervised medication discontinuation or dose reduction to reduce potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) use.
This piece discusses the critical role community pharmacists play in ensuring medication safety.