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Cohen E. Empowered Patient. CNN.com. May 29, 2008.
This news article and accompanying video highlight problems associated with polypharmacy in elderly patients.
Medication mistakes that can kill.
Haiken M. Caring.com. August 17, 2009.
Staying safe during a hospital stay.
Graham J. Los Angeles Times. May 11, 2011.
Drug errors are dangerous but preventable.
Washington Post; August 31, 2010:HE02.
Catching deadly drug mistakes.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. January 18, 2010;D5.
How two rights can make a wrong.
Markel H. New York Times. February 25, 2007;4:5.
Diagramming patients' views of root causes of adverse drug events in ambulatory care: an online tool for planning education and research.
Brown M, Frost R, Ko Y, Woosley R. Patient Educ Couns. 2006;62:302-315.
Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors, Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety and Medical Error Reduction, Massachusetts Medical Society.
My human doctor.
Peskin SM. New York Times. October 4, 2018.
You've detailed your last wishes, but doctors may not see them.
Lamas D. New York Times. March 27, 2018.
Electronic medicine can send you test results quickly. But what if they're scary?
Boodman SG. Washington Post. March 26, 2018.
Five simple steps to avoid becoming a medical mystery.
Boodman SG. Washington Post. December 4, 2016.
Lost in translation: medication labeling for immigrant families.
Smith MCJ, Yin HS, Sanders LM. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2016;56:677-679.
"Use as directed" can cause confusion for both patients and practitioners.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 25, 2016;21:1-3.
The most crucial half-hour at a hospital: the shift change.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. October. 26, 2015.
How to use online clinician rating systems.
Razmaria AA, Livingston EH. JAMA. 2015;314:1418.
To be sued less, doctors should consider talking to patients more.
Carroll AE. New York Times. June 1, 2015.
Lake Forest, IL.
The surprising way to stay safe in the hospital.
Consumer Reports. December 2014.
Health-care providers want patients to read medical records, spot errors.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. June 9, 2014.
Patient safety: it takes a team.
Rosemont, IL: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Why hospitals want patients to ask doctors, 'Have you washed your hands?'
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. September 30, 2013.
A hazard of impatient medicine.
Gunderman R, Lynch J, Harrell H. The Atlantic. September 3, 2013.
FentaNYL patch fatalities linked to "bystander apathy." We ALL have a role in prevention!
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 8, 2013;18:1-4.
In a culture of disrespect, patients lose out.
Ofri D. New York Times. July 18, 2013.
Older adults' perceptions of feeling safe in urban and rural acute care.
Lasiter S, Duffy J. J Nurs Adm. 2013;43:30-66.
PSNET: Patient Safety Network
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