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American Hospital Association, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Hospitals and Health Networks. Hosp Health Netw. August 2005;79.29-30.
This brief addresses strategies to prevent the growth of counterfeit drugs. It is the third in a series of six briefs focusing on medication errors.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. December 2005;2:29-31.
Using reports submitted to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Reporting System, this advisory cautions against using unlabeled clear liquids and provides risk reduction strategies.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement Web site. March 20, 2006.
This article reviews the importance of medication reconciliation, discusses the difficulties of building the process into patient care, and shares stories from hospitals that have successfully implemented programs.
Journal Article > Commentary
Schulmeister L. Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2006;10:271-273.
The author discusses proposed recommendations for preventing intrathecal administration of vincristine.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. June 2006;3:1-5.
This article shares several examples of errors made while verbally communicating medication orders and includes recommendations for safe practices. A set of tools for educating hospital personnel about this issue is available via the link below.