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Lembke A, Papac J, Humphreys K. N Engl J Med. 2018;378:693-695.
Lembke A ; Papac J ; Humphreys K.Our other prescription drug problem. N Engl J Med. 2018; 378: 693-695
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.
Patterns in outpatient benzodiazepine prescribing in the United States.
Agarwal SD, Landon BE. JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2:e187399.
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.
Avoiding chemotherapy prescribing errors: analysis and innovative strategies.
Reinhardt H, Otte P, Eggleton AG, et al. Cancer. 2019 Jan 29; [Epub ahead of print].
Appropriateness of outpatient antibiotic prescribing among privately insured US patients: ICD-10-CM based cross sectional study.
Chua KP, Fischer MA, Linder JA. BMJ. 2019;364:k5092.
The role of purple pens in learning to prescribe.
Kinston R, McCarville N, Hassell A. Clin Teach. 2019 Jan 7; [Epub ahead of print].
Evaluation of harm associated with high dose-range clinical decision support overrides in the intensive care unit.
Wong A, Rehr C, Seger DL, et al. Drug Saf. 2018 Dec 1; [Epub ahead of print].
FDA Safety Communication: use caution with implanted pumps for intrathecal administration of medicines for pain management.
MedWatch Safety Alert. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; November 14, 2018.
Prevalence of potentially inappropriate prescribing in older people in primary care and its association with hospital admission: longitudinal study.
Pérez T, Moriarty F, Wallace E, McDowell R, Redmond P, Fahey T. BMJ. 2018;363:k4524.
Effect of a pharmacist-led educational intervention on inappropriate medication prescriptions in older adults: the D-PRESCRIBE randomized clinical trial.
Martin P, Tamblyn R, Benedetti A, Ahmed S, Tannenbaum C. JAMA. 2018;320:1889-1898.
Health outcomes of deprescribing interventions among older residents in nursing homes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Kua CH, Mak VSL, Huey Lee SW. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2018 Dec 20; [Epub ahead of print].
A prescription for enhancing electronic prescribing safety.
Schiff G, Mirica MM, Dhavle AA, Galanter WL, Lambert B, Wright A. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018;37:1877-1883.
High-Alert Medication Learning Guides for Consumers.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; 2018.
Developing a learning health system: insights from a qualitative process evaluation of a pharmacist-led electronic audit and feedback intervention to improve medication safety in primary care.
Jeffries M, Keers RN, Phipps DL, et al. PLoS One. 2018;13:e0205419.
Patterns of dementia treatment and frank prescribing errors in older adults with Parkinson disease.
Mantri S, Fullard M, Gray SL, et al. JAMA Neurol. 2019;76:41-49.
2018 APSF Stoelting Conference Perioperative Medication Safety: Advancing Best Practices.
Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation. September 5–6, 2018; Royal Palms Resort and Spa, Phoenix, AZ.
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;153:1105-1110.
The prevalence of dose errors among paediatric patients in hospital wards with and without health information technology: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Gates PJ, Meyerson SA, Baysari MT, Westbrook JI. Drug Saf. 2018 Aug 16; [Epub ahead of print].
Interventions for postsurgical opioid prescribing: a systematic review.
Wetzel M, Hockenberry J, Raval MV. JAMA Surg. 2018;153:948-954.
Analysis of medication therapy discontinuation orders in new electronic prescriptions and opportunities for implementing CancelRx.
Yang Y, Ward-Charlerie S, Kashyap N, DeMayo R, Agresta T, Green J. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018;25:1516-1523.
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.
Prospective daily review of discharge medications by pharmacists: effects on measures of safety and efficiency.
Craynon R, Hager DR, Reed M, Pawola J, Rough SS. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018;75:1486-1492.
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.
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