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Journal Article > Commentary
Hong K, Hong YD, Cooke CE. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2019;15:823-826.
Medication errors are common in inpatient and ambulatory environments. This commentary summarizes the research exploring the current status of medication safety incident reporting and reduction efforts in community pharmacies. The authors call for community pharmacy corporations to encourage the discussion and data sharing needed to increase transparency around incidents in this care setting. A recent PSNet interview discussed challenges to safety in the retail pharmacy environment.
Journal Article > Review
Falconer N, Barras M, Martin J, Cottrell N. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2019;75:137–145.
Lack of clarity around language used to discuss patient safety concepts hinders effective monitoring and measurement of errors and their impact. This narrative review examined the various terms used to discuss medication-related harm. The authors advocate for development of standard definitions and terms for use in medication error research, policy development, and improvement efforts.
Perspectives on Safety > Perspective
with commentary by Michelle A. Chui, PharmD, PhD, Safety in the Retail Pharmacy, October 2018
This piece reviews unique characteristics of community pharmacies that can affect medication safety and spotlights the need for further research examining medication errors in community settings.