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Evaluation of the implementation of the alert issued by the UK National Patient Safety Agency on the storage and handling of potassium chloride concentrate solution.
Lankshear AJ, Sheldon TA, Lowson KV, Watt IS, Wright J. Qual Saf Health Care. 2005;14:196-201.
The authors assessed the effectiveness of an alert designed to limit the availability of concentrated potassium chloride. They found a high rate of compliance with suggested changes and conclude that the alert was effective.
World Health Organization.
This publication shares news related to the World Health Organization's Global Patient Safety Challenge.
Healthcare Quality Directorate, Department of Health. London, England: Crown Publishing; February 16, 2007.
This report discusses the impact that automated technologies, such as radio frequency identification (RFID) and barcoding, could have on health care in the United Kingdom and provides a plan to support their adoption in the National Health Service.
Journal Article > Commentary
Chou DTS, Achan P, Ramachandran M. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012;94:441-445.
NHS England Patient Safety Domain, National Safety Standards for Invasive Procedures Group. London, UK: National Health Service; 2015.
Patients face risks when undergoing invasive procedures. This report provides recommendations developed by multidisciplinary consensus and outlines how organizations can implement the standards to improve safety of invasive procedures.