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PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. June 2012;9:50-57.
Discussing errors related to hospital patients' use of personal medications, this newsletter article provides recommendations to reduce risks associated with this practice.
Crocker C. Nurs Times. 2009 Nov 24;105:12-15.
This article tracks the care of a United Kingdom National Health Service patient and identifies several areas for process improvement to ensure safe medication delivery.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. July 13, 2006;11:1-2.
This article summarizes the results of Institute for Safe Medication Practices' (ISMP's) national survey on medication reconciliation.
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.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. April 21, 2005;10:1-2.
This article presents examples of medication errors caused by failed communication, briefly reviews the steps for medication reconciliation, and includes a survey to assess progress with the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations' patient safety goals.