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Committee on the Role of Human Factors in Home Health Care. Washington, DC: National Research Council; 2011. ISBN: 9780309212366.
This report discusses the results of a 2009 AHRQ-funded workshop on how human factors can be applied to home-based care.
An Ounce of Prevention
Nils Kucher, MD
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Optimizing medication safety in the home.
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Taking Charge of Your Healthcare: Your Path to Being an Empowered Patient.
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Team structure and adverse events in home health care.
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When incidents happen.
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Disease management: a mid-decade evolution toward patient safety.
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Medication safety: look-alike/sound-alike drugs in home care.
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Do not let "Depo-" medications be a depot for mistakes.
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PSNET: Patient Safety Network
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