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Fischer MA. AARP The Magazine. July/August 2011;54:50-53,80.
This magazine article discusses several cases of misdiagnosis, explores reasons for errors, and provides tips for patients to improve safety.
Olsen D. State Journal-Register. June 26, 2011.
This newspaper article discusses a case of diagnostic error, explores the complexity of the diagnostic process, and provides tips to help patients avoid such errors.
Parents can detect, contribute to, or be affected by critical events during a child’s hospitalization.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. June 16, 2011;16:1-3.
This newsletter piece provides recommendations to strengthen parental involvement during a child's hospitalization.
Boodman SG. Washington Post. June 13, 2011:E1.
Graham J. Los Angeles Times. May 11, 2011.
This newspaper article reports on common errors that may occur during hospitalization and offers tips for patients to participate in their safety.
Washington Post; August 31, 2010:HE02.
This newspaper article describes steps patients can take to prevent medication errors in the physician's office, the pharmacy, and at home.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. July 1, 2010;15:1-2.
This piece reports on examples of confusion between adult and pediatric immunizations and states that the similar abbreviations are a main cause of the problem.
Aleccia J. MSNBC.com; May 28, 2010.
This news piece details errors involving medication name confusion and presents tips for consumers to avoid such mistakes.
Scobie AC, Persaud DD. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. March/April 2010;7:42-47.
This article reviews the literature and describes a framework for patient engagement in safety activities to enable greater patient awareness and participation in error prevention.
Cohen E. Empowered Patient. CNN.com. November 13, 2009.
This news story describes an incident of patient misidentification and offers tips to help patients confirm their care during a hospitalization.
Haiken M. Caring.com. August 17, 2009.
To help consumers use medications safely, this article describes 10 common medication mistakes and provides tips on how effective communication and clarification can prevent them.
Chen PW. New York Times. August 7, 2009.
Consumer Reports Health. September 2009.
Drawing from surveys of nurses and patients, this article offers tips on how to improve safety during a hospital stay.
Seeking a safer surgery: some states crack down on doctors who perform unregulated outpatient procedures.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. July 21, 2009:D1.
This article discusses growing legal oversight on outpatient surgery performed in physicians' offices and identifies ways in which patients can assess a facility before deciding to have a procedure there.
Chen PW. New York Times. April 2, 2009.
This newspaper article discusses the impact of limited health literacy on personal health and offers tips on how patients and medical professionals can address this challenge.
Tarkan L. New York Times. September 14, 2008;Health section:7.
This article describes how medical errors may cause serious harm in pediatric patients and offers tips for hospitals and parents to foster safe treatment.
Foreman J. Los Angeles Times. September 4, 2006:F3.
This article describes what patients can do to minimize opportunities for medication error.
Chun D. Gainsville Sun. August 21, 2006.
This article describes a computerized drug ordering and dispensing system at a Florida hospital.
Altman LK. New York Times. December 11, 2001;1:1.
This news piece reports on wrong-site and wrong-patient surgery and describes efforts to prevent surgical errors following a Joint Commission sentinel event alert on the topic.