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Kahn S, Abramson EL. Arch Dis Child. 2018 Aug 28; [Epub ahead of print].
Kahn S ; Abramson EL.What is new in paediatric medication safety?. Arch Dis Child. 2018 Aug 28; [Epub ahead of print]
Pediatric patients are particularly vulnerable to medication errors. This review explores efforts to reduce risks of medication mistakes in this patient population and safety improvement strategies such as smart pumps, barcoding systems, and workflow management systems.
Midwest Medication Safety Symposium.
Indianapolis Coalition for Patient Safety. September 12–14, 2018; NCAA Hall of Champions, Indianapolis, IN.
Medication Administration Errors
Preventing medication errors in the information age.
Godshall M, Riehl M. Nursing. 2018;48:56-58.
Effects of a multifaceted medication reconciliation quality improvement intervention on patient safety: final results of the MARQUIS study.
Schnipper JL, Mixon A, Stein J, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Aug 20; [Epub ahead of print].
Preventable adverse drug events among inpatients: a systematic review.
Gates PJ, Meyerson SA, Baysari MT, Lehmann CU, Westbrook JI. Pediatrics. 2018 Aug 10; [Epub ahead of print].
Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Events
The Pharmacist's Role in Medication Safety
Themed Issue on Innovations in Medication Safety.
Kane-Gill SL, ed. Pharmacotherapy. 2018;38:779-874.
ISMP Survey on IV Push Medication Practices.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices.
The national cost of adverse drug events resulting from inappropriate medication-related alert overrides in the United States.
Slight SP, Seger DL, Franz C, Wong A, Bates DW. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018;25:1183–1188.
ISMP National Vaccine Errors Reporting Program 2017 analysis—part 1 and part 2.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. June 14, 2018,23:1-5. June 28, 2018;23:1-4,6,7.
Epidemiology of and risk factors for harmful anti-infective medication errors in a pediatric hospital.
Modi A, Germain E, Soma V, Munjal I, Rinke ML. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018 Jun 13; [Epub ahead of print].
Natural language processing and its implications for the future of medication safety: a narrative review of recent advances and challenges.
Wong A, Plasek JM, Montecalvo SP, Zhou L. Pharmacotherapy. 2018;38:822-841.
Evaluation of accuracy of IHI Trigger Tool in identifying adverse drug events: a prospective observational study.
das Dores Graciano Silva M, Martins MAP, de Gouvêa Viana L, et al. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2018 Jun 6; [Epub ahead of print].
Report faults Children's Hospital for medication errors.
Kowalczyk L. Boston Globe. May 27, 2018.
Association of opioid-related adverse drug events with clinical and cost outcomes among surgical patients in a large integrated health care delivery system.
Shafi S, Collinsworth AW, Copeland LA, et al. JAMA Surg. 2018;153:757-763.
Medication Safety Dashboard.
National Health Service.
A call for a systems-thinking approach to medication adherence: stop blaming the patient.
Lauffenburger JC, Choudhry NK. JAMA Internal Med. 2018;178:950-951.
Pediatric ADHD medication exposures reported to US poison control centers.
King SA, Casavant MJ, Spiller HA, Hodges NL, Chounthirath T, Smith GA. Pediatrics. 2018;141:e20173872.
Developing agreement on never events in primary care dentistry: an international eDelphi study.
Ensaldo-Carrasco E, Carson-Stevens A, Cresswell K, Bedi R, Sheikh A. Br Dent J. 2018;224:733-740.
World Health Organization-World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WHO-WFSA) International Standards for a Safe Practice of Anesthesia.
Gelb AW, Morriss WW, Johnson W, et al; International Standards for a Safe Practice of Anesthesia Workgroup. Anesth Analg. 2018;126:2047-2055.
Necessity for a pathway for "high-alert" patients.
Shane R, Amer K, Noh L, Luong D, Simons S. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018;75:993-997.
Impact of an antiretroviral stewardship strategy on medication error rates.
Shea KM, Hobbs ALV, Shumake JD, Templet DJ, Padilla-Tolentino E, Mondy KE. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018;75:876-885.
ASHP–PPAG Guidelines for Providing Pediatric Pharmacy Services in Hospitals and Health Systems.
Eiland LS, Benner K, Gumpper KF, et al. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2018;23:177-191.
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
Drug Enforcement Administration. April 28, 2018.
PSNET: Patient Safety Network
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