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Search results for "Risk Managers"
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. May 5, 2011;16:1-3.
Journal Article > Commentary
A multifaceted approach to improve patient safety, prevent medical errors and resolve the professional liability crisis.
Weinstein L. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2006;194:1160-1165; discussion 1165-1167.
The author provides background on the professional liability crisis and suggests that focus should be on changes to risk management, professional liability insurance, and the tort system.
Journal Article > Study
Enguidanos SM, Brumley RD. Home Health Care Serv Q. 2005;24:123-135.
The authors reviewed discharge medication records for elderly patients to assess documentation problems leading to medication errors. They conclude that communication at discharge needs to be improved, along with system changes to support the adoption of new practices.
Cases & Commentaries
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Jeffrey Driver, JD, MBA ; October 2004
Following a swallowing study, a speech pathologist recommends that a patient receive nothing by mouth, due to a high risk of aspiration. However, because the report is misfiled, no NPO order is implemented.