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Pharmacists can play an important role in medication error reduction efforts across health care systems. This document provides recommendations and best practices for health-system pharmacists to improve safety throughout the medication-use process.
Developing a principle-based approach to safe medication practices.
Hallaran A, McNabb A, Anderson J. J Nurs Reg. 2015;6:43-47.
Could CDC guidelines be driving some opioid patients to suicide?
Dickson EJ. Rolling Stone. March 9, 2019.
SIS Patient Safety Committee. Spine Intervention Society.
Guidance for the Safe Use of Automated Dispensing Cabinets.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; 2019.
Medication appropriateness in vulnerable older adults: healthy skepticism of appropriate polypharmacy.
Fried TR, Mecca MC. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 Jan 30; [Epub ahead of print].
Infection prevention in the operating room anesthesia work area.
Munoz-Price LS, Bowdle A, Johnston BL, et al. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019;40:1-17.
ASH Clinical Practice Guidelines on Venous Thromboembolism.
Washington, DC: American Society of Hematology; 2018.
ASHP guidelines on managing drug product shortages.
Fox ER, McLaughlin MM. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018;75:1742-1750.
Hospital-acquired infections under pay-for-performance systems: an administrative perspective on management and change.
Vokes RA, Bearman G, Bazzoli GJ. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2018;20:35.
ISMP Survey on High-Alert Medications in Acute Care Settings.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; 2018.
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.
ACOG Committee Opinion #730: fatigue and patient safety.
ACOG Committee on Patient Safety and Quality Improvement. Obstet Gynecol. 2018;131:e78-e81.
2018–2019 Targeted Medication Safety Best Practices for Hospitals.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; 2017.
Infection prevention and control in pediatric ambulatory settings.
Rathore MH, Jackson MA, AAP Committee on Infections Diseases. Pediatrics. 2017;140:e20172857.
Nil per os orders for imaging: a teachable moment.
Wickerham AL, Schultz EJ, Lewine EB. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177:1670-1671.
Clinical practice guideline: safe medication use in the ICU.
Kane-Gill SL, Dasta JF, Buckley MS, et al. Crit Care Med. 2017;45:e877-e915.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017.
Berríos-Torres SI, Umscheid CA, Bratzler DW, et al. JAMA Surg. 2017;152:784-791.
Making the journey safe: recognising and responding to severe sepsis in accident and emergency.
Pinnington S, Atterton B, Ingleby S. BMJ Qual Improv Rep. 2016;5:u210706.w4335.
Obstetric Care Consensus No. 5: Severe Maternal Morbidity: Screening and Review.
Obstet Gynecol. 2016;128:e54-e60.
What price must we pay for safety? Excessive cost of EPINEPHrine auto-injectors leads to error-prone use of ampuls or vials and unprepared consumers.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 11, 2016;21:1-3.
Avoiding Unconscious Bias: a Guide for Surgeons.
London, UK: Royal College of Surgeons of England; 2016.
Correct use of inhalers: help patients breathe easier.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. July 14, 2016;21:1-6.
Guideline implementation: prevention of retained surgical items.
Fencl JL. AORN J. 2016;104:37-48.
Mistakes We Make in Dialysis.
Rodby RA, Perazella MA, eds. Semin Dial. 2016;29:253-328.
Standardization of compounded oral liquids for pediatric patients in Michigan.
Engels MJ, Ciarkowski SL, Rood J, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2016;73:981-990.
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