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Unintended exposure of patient Lisa Norris during radiotherapy treatment at the Beatson Oncology Centre, Glasgow in January 2006.
Johnson AM. Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Executive; 2006.
This report shares results and recommendations from the investigation of a radiotherapy overdose. The investigation identified contributing factors such as an inexperienced caregiver, supervision gaps, ineffective double-checks, and the misalignment of system improvements with training and documentation.
Dallas, TX: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation; June 2006.
This report illustrates weaknesses in current pathology practice of breast cancer diagnosis and suggests improvements for reliability and effectiveness.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. March 8, 2012;17:1-3.
This newsletter piece discusses the pros and cons of physicians dispensing medications and its impact on patient safety.