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Engum SA, Breckler FD. J Pediatr Surg. 2008;43:348-352.
Engum SA;Breckler FD.An evaluation of medication errors—the pediatric surgical service experience. J Pediatr Surg. 2008; 43: 348-352
This study discovered opportunities for educational intervention in reducing the frequency of pediatric medication prescribing variances, all of which were intercepted successfully by nurses and pharmacists.
Results of the 2014 Leapfrog Hospital Survey: Computerized Physician Order Entry.
Washington, DC: Leapfrog Group; March 2015.
Influence of a systems-based approach to prescribing errors in a pediatric resident clinic.
Condren M, Honey BL, Carter SM, et al. Acad Pediatr. 2014;14:485-490.
Medication error reporting in rural critical access hospitals in the North Dakota Telepharmacy Project.
Scott DM, Friesner DL, Rathke AM, Doherty-Johnsen S. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2014;71:58-67.
Improvement of medication event interventions through use of an electronic database.
Merandi J, Morvay S, Lewe D, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2013;70:1708-1714.
An evaluation of a collaborative, safety focused, nurse–pharmacist intervention for improving the accuracy of the medication history.
Henneman EA, Tessier EG, Nathanson BH, Plotkin K. J Patient Saf. 2014;10:88-94.
Drug related problems and pharmacist interventions in a geriatric unit employing electronic prescribing.
Raimbault-Chupin M, Spiesser-Robelet L, Guir V, et al. Int J Clin Pharm. 2013;35:847-853.
Chemotherapy medication errors in a pediatric cancer treatment center: prospective characterization of error types and frequency and development of a quality improvement initiative to lower the error rate.
Watts RG, Parsons K. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013;60:1320-1324.
Drug errors and related interventions reported by United States clinical pharmacists: The American College of Clinical Pharmacy Practice-Based Research Network medication error detection, amelioration and prevention study.
Kuo GM, Touchette DR, Marinac JS; American College of Clinical Pharmacy Practice-Based Research Network Collaborative. Pharmacotherapy. 2013;33:253-265.
Impact of a pharmacotherapy alerting system on medication errors.
Natali BJ, Varkey AC, Garey KW, Liebl M. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2013;70:48-52.
Utilising improvement science methods to optimise medication reconciliation.
White CM, Schoettker PJ, Conway PH, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20:372-380.
Antimicrobial prescription errors in hospitalized children: role of antimicrobial stewardship program in detection and intervention.
Di Pentima MC, Chan S, Eppes SC, Klein JD. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2009;53:715-723e1.
Reliability evaluation of the adapted National Coordinating Council Medication Error Reporting and Prevention (NCC MERP) index.
Snyder RA, Abarca J, Meza JL, Rothschild JM, Rizos A, Bates DW. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2007:16:1006-1013.
Medmarx Data Report: A Chartbook of Medication Error Findings from the Perioperative Settings from 1998-2005.
Rockville, MD: United States Pharmacopeia; 2007.
Medication errors and adverse drug events in pediatric inpatients.
Kaushal R, Bates DW, Landrigan C, et al. JAMA. 2001;285:2114-2120.
Frequency and severity of parenteral nutrition medication errors at a large children's hospital after implementation of electronic ordering and compounding.
MacKay M, Anderson C, Boehme S, Cash J, Zobell J. Nutr Clin Pract. 2015 Jul 24; [Epub ahead of print].
Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program: implications for pharmacy.
Green Boesen KA, Leal S, Sheehan VC, Sobolik R. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2015;72:237-244.
Summary and frequency of barriers to adoption of CPOE in the US.
Kruse CS, Goetz K. J Med Syst. 2015;39:15.
Health Information Technology.
Am J Manag Care. 2014;20(spec 17):492-554,e1-e31.
Analysis of medication errors in simulated pediatric resuscitation by residents.
Porter E, Barcega B, Kim TY. West J Emerg Med. 2014;15:486-490.
Hospitals put pharmacists in the ER to cut medication errors.
Silverman L. Morning Edition. National Public Radio. June 9, 2014.
ASHP national survey of pharmacy practice in hospital settings: prescribing and transcribing—2013.
Pedersen CA, Schneider PJ, Scheckelhoff DJ. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2014;71:924-942.
Impact of a clinical pharmacy admission medication reconciliation program on medication errors in "high-risk" patients.
Buckley MS, Harinstein LM, Clark KB, et al. Ann Pharmacother. 2013;47:1599-1610.
Medication errors in HIV-infected hospitalized patients: a pharmacist's impact.
Eginger KH, Yarborough LL, DeVito Inge L, Basile SA, Floresca D, Aaronson PM. Ann Pharmacother. 2013;47:953-960.
Adverse drug events in surgical patients: an observational multicentre study.
de Boer M, Boeker EB, Ramrattan MA, et al. Int J Clin Pharm. 2013;35:744-752.
Acceptance of recommendations by inpatient pharmacy case managers: unintended consequences of hospitalist and specialist care.
Anderegg SV, Demik DE, Carter BL, et al. Pharmacotherapy. 2013;33:11-21.
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