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Res Social Adm Pharm. 2019;15:780-810.
Appropriate deprescribing can reduce the risks associated with polypharmacy, overuse, and accidental overdose. Articles in this special issue cover findings from a symposium discussing guidelines for safe discontinuation of medications and research needed to support further understanding of deprescribing practices.
Simul Healthc. 2018;13(3S suppl 1):S1-S55.
Simulation strategies can help examine team interaction and care activities. Articles in this special issue explore the themes presented at an international research symposium on the use of simulation in health care. Topics covered include patient-centered simulation, adaptive learning, and communities of practice.
Massoud MR, Kimble LE, Goldmann D, eds. Int J Qual Health Care. 2018;30(suppl 1):1-41.
Skills in studying, designing, implementing, and measuring improvement initiatives are necessary to ensure broad transfer of innovations. Articles in this special issue offer insights from an international consensus-building session that explored methods of creating actionable information from health care improvement work. In the editorial, the authors suggest that guidance is needed to help investigators to enhance the rigor and transferability of results to support systemwide learning and improvement.
At the Precipice of Quality Health Care: The Role of the Toxicologist in Enhancing Patient and Medication Safety.
J Med Toxicol. 2015;11:165-166, 252-273.
This special issue highlights proceedings from a conference that explored the intersection of toxicology and patient safety improvement. Articles explore how toxicologists can contribute to medication safety efforts through simulation training, collaborating with organizations such as poison control centers, and utilizing communication tools to enhance teamwork.
Berner ES, Graber ML, eds. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2009;14(suppl 1):1-112.
This supplement consists of 12 articles drawn from a 2008 conference on diagnostic error, covering topics such as medical problem solving, clinical decision making, diagnostic decision support systems, and educational approaches to reducing diagnostic errors.
Kaji AH, Cone DC, eds. Acad Emerg Med. 2008;15:971-1222.
This special issue highlights an AHRQ-funded symposium on the role of simulation in medical education and covers topics such as teamwork training and skill improvement.
Simul Healthc. 2007;1(suppl 1):1-139.
This conference endorsed the use of simulation as a way for health care professionals to improve patient safety and manage resources.
Am J Nurs. March 2005;105(suppl 3):1-47.
The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, the Infusion Nurses Society, and the American Journal of Nursing held an invitational symposium in Philadelphia on July 16-17, 2004. The goals of the symposium were to determine research priorities and to make clinical education and policy recommendations to ensure safe medication administration. The symposium, supported by a conference grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ 1 R13 HS14836-01) and by unrestricted grants from manufacturers of pharmaceuticals and other products designed to promote safe medication administration, was attended by 40 nursing and professional experts. This supplemental issue reports on the symposium proceedings.