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McKinnon C. WBZ-TV. February 13, 2015.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. September 6, 2012;17:1-4.
This newsletter article discusses results from a survey of community pharmacists on how time guarantees affect their practice.
Payne JW. US News & World Report. May 3, 2010.
This piece offers medication safety advice for parents caring for children with chronic illness.
Mulligan M. Drug Topics. July 1, 2009;153:22-24,26.
This article reports on an informal survey and shares anecdotes from community pharmacists about how workload and patient consultation can affect medication safety.
McCoy K, Brady E. USA Today. February 11, 2008:A1.
This series of investigative articles uncovers the factors involved in pharmacy errors, relates stories of patients harmed by such errors, and includes steps that consumers can take to minimize their risk.
Weiss GG. Med Econ. May 19, 2006; 83:47-49.
This article provides suggestions for physicians to ensure reliable follow-up on test results, including tracking forms, computerization, and staff compliance with processes.
Shaw G. ACP Observer. May 2005.
This article responds to a 2005 study, which discovered missing clinical information in more than 13% of patient visits to 32 primary care practices. Physicians interviewed suggest electronic medical records as a possible solution to this problem, as well as other, low-tech options.