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Unintended consequences can emerge when targeted strategies divert attention from concurrent safety concerns. This editorial recommends that lessons learned during efforts to improve opioid prescribing should be employed to reduce the potential for overprescription and misuse of benzodiazepines.
Safer prescribing—a trial of education, informatics, and financial incentives.
Dreischulte T, Donnan P, Grant A, Hapca A, McCowan C, Guthrie B. N Engl J Med. 2016;374:1053-1064.
Remote CPOE error—a situation that's more than remotely possible.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. May 31, 2007;12:1-3.
Adherence to black box warnings for prescription medications in outpatients.
Lasser KE, Seger DL, Yu DT, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2006;166:338-344.
Cunha CB, ed. Med Clin North Am. 2018;102:797-976.
Association of the use of a mandatory prescription drug monitoring program with prescribing practices for patients undergoing elective surgery.
Stucke RS, Kelly JL, Mathis KA, Hill MV, Barth RJ. JAMA Surg. 2018 Aug 22; [Epub ahead of print].
Interventions for postsurgical opioid prescribing: a systematic review.
Wetzel M, Hockenberry J, Raval MV. JAMA Surg. 2018 Aug 15; [Epub ahead of print].
Using EMR-enabled computerized decision support systems to reduce prescribing of potentially inappropriate medications: a narrative review.
Scott IA, Pillans PI, Barras M, Morris C. Ther Adv Drug Saf. 2018;9:559-573.
Specifications of computerized provider order entry and clinical decision support systems for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy: a systematic review.
Rahimi R, Kazemi A, Moghaddasi H, Arjmandi Rafsanjani K, Bahoush G. Chemotherapy. 2018;63:162-171.
Pharmacist outpatient prescription review in the emergency department: a pediatric tertiary hospital experience.
Shah D, Manzi S. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018;34:497-500.
ISMP Survey on High-Alert Medications in Acute Care Settings.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; 2018.
Opioid prescribing decreases after learning of a patient's fatal overdose.
Doctor JM, Nguyen A, Lev R, et al. Science. 2018;361:588-590.
Usage and accuracy of medication data from nationwide health information exchange in Quebec, Canada.
Motulsky A, Weir DL, Couture I, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018;25:722-729.
Labeling morphine milligram equivalents on opioid packaging: a potential patient safety intervention.
Stone AB, Urman RD, Kaye AD, Grant MC. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2018;22:46.
Impact of multidisciplinary chart reviews on opioid dose reduction and monitoring practices.
Rivich J, McCauliff J, Schroeder A. Addict Behav. 2018;86:40-43.
Opioids and Dentistry.
J Am Dent Assoc. 2018;149:237-272.
Polypharmacy and potentially inappropriate medication in people with dementia: a nationwide study.
Kristensen RU, Nørgaard A, Jensen-Dahm C, Gasse C, Wimberley T, Waldemar G. J Alzheimers Dis. 2018;63:383-394.
An electronic intervention to improve safety for pain patients co-prescribed chronic opioids and benzodiazepines.
Zaman T, Rife TL, Batki SL, Pennington DL. Subst Abus. 2018 Mar 29; [Epub ahead of print].
Impact of a commercial order entry system on prescribing errors amenable to computerised decision support in the hospital setting: a prospective pre–post study.
Pontefract SK, Hodson J, Slee A, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018;27:725-736.
Assessment of emergency department antibiotic discharge prescription dosing errors for pediatric patients in a community hospital health system.
Barstow L, Herman E, Phillips H, Maloney P. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018 Mar 12; [Epub ahead of print].
Physicians' perspectives regarding prescription drug monitoring program use within the Department of Veterans Affairs: a multi-state qualitative study.
Radomski TR, Bixler FR, Zickmund SL, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2018;33:1253-1259
Choosing Wisely Canada.
Ten ERs in Colorado tried to curtail opioids and did better than expected.
Daley J. Colorado Public Radio. February 23, 2018.
Communication failure: analysis of prescribers' use of an internal free-text field on electronic prescriptions.
Ai A, Wong A, Amato M, Wright A. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018;25:709-714.
The STOP Measure. Safe and Transparent Opioid Prescribing to Promote Patient Safety and Reduced Risk of Opioid Misuse.
Washington, DC: America's Health Insurance Plans; 2018.
Impact of pharmacist previsit input to providers on chronic opioid prescribing safety.
Cox N, Tak CR, Cochella SE, Leishman E, Gunning K. J Am Board Fam Med. 2018;31:105-112.
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