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Journal Article > Commentary
Nurse interrupted: development of a realistic medication administration simulation for undergraduate nurses.
Hayes C, Power T, Davidson PM, Daly J, Jackson D. Nurse Educ Today. 2015;3:981-986.
Interruptions pose a significant safety hazard for health care providers performing complex tasks and increase the risk of errors. This commentary describes a simulated training initiative to help prepare nursing students for experiencing and responding to interruptions during medication administration.
Journal Article > Review
A narrative review of the safety concerns of deprescribing in older adults and strategies to mitigate potential harms.
Reeve E, Moriarty F, Nahas R, Turner JP, Kouladjian O'Donnell L, Hilmer SN. Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2018;17:39-49.
Deprescribing has been recommended as a way to reduce polypharmacy. This review examines safety concerns associated with deprescribing among older patients and offers strategies to reduce risks. The authors suggest that further research is needed to understand potential harms of deprescribing and highlight the importance of shared decision-making to improve the safety of this process.