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Rider BB, Gaunt MJ, Grissinger M. PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. September 2016;13:81-91.
Mismatched prescribing and pharmacy templates for parenteral nutrition (PN) lead to data entry errors.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. June 28, 2012;17:1-3.
This newsletter article discusses an error involving a parenteral nutrition order and recommends strategies to prevent errors associated with automated compounding devices and order entry software.
Oops, sorry, wrong patient! A patient verification process is needed everywhere, not just at the bedside.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. March 10, 2011;16:1-4.
This piece identifies situations in which patient verification errors occur and provides strategies to address them.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. November 18, 2010;15:1-3.
This article reports results of a national survey on how "tall man" lettering has clarified high-consequence drug name confusion and includes a list of medication name pairs in such lettering.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 26, 2010;15:1-3.
This article discusses a case of data entry error in an electronic prescribing system, explains the contributing factors, and provides recommendations to prevent such errors.
Grant M. AARP The Magazine. September/October 2010;53:48-51,90-91.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. July 2, 2009;14:1-2.
This article discusses examples of confusion associated with the use of certain letters and numbers and describes both low-tech and high-tech solutions to clarify prescriptions.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. September 2008;5:75-80.
This article analyzed reports of medication errors due to patient allergies and found that lack of patient or drug information contributed to many of these errors.
Phend C. MedPage Today. November 26, 2007.
Within the context of a recent high-profile heparin error, this article reports on systems and protocols available to prevent medication errors. Interviews with three patient safety experts are available alongside the article via streaming audio.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. May 31, 2007;12:1-3.
This article describes a wrong-patient drug error that was prescribed using a computerized prescriber order entry (CPOE) system and presents recommendations for improvement in the prescribing, dispensing, and administration phases of the process.