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Weinstock M. Hosp Health Netw. 2011 Apr;85:46-49, 2.
This article discusses one hospital system's effort to hardwire safety into daily work by having providers look at each patient as a loved one.
Journal Article > Study
Prevalence of error-prone abbreviations used in medication prescribing for hospitalised patients: multi-hospital evaluation.
Dooley MJ, Wiseman M, Gu G. Intern Med J. 2012;42:e19-e22.
Approximately 1 in 12 prescriptions at 3 Australian teaching hospitals used abbreviations that are considered high-risk for misinterpretation.
Carson SL, Gaunt MJ. PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. 2012;9:82-88.
This article discusses data on loading dose errors and provides strategies to reduce risks of such adverse drug events.