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Search results for "Medication Errors/Preventable Adverse Drug Events"
Glass I, Cole S. This American Life. WBEZ Chicago. September 20, 2013.
Youker M. KPTM.com; May 30, 2010.
This news piece reports on a fatal drug administration error in a child.
The Oprah Winfrey Show. March 10, 2009.
This feature spotlights Dennis Quaid's experience with medical errors and offers tips for patients on protecting their health.
World Alliance for Patient Safety. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2008.
Through a discussion of a vincristine administration error, this booklet and video illustrate how system weaknesses can contribute to failure.
Stewart A. "The Bryant Park Project." National Public Radio. March 18, 2008.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Patient Safety News. Show #61. March 2007.
This video story alerts providers to a possible problem with an asthma inhaler, which could indicate remaining doses incorrectly if the user forcefully twists the cap.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Patient Safety News. Show #59. January 2007.
This video segment warns about potential dosing errors for an epileptic seizure treatment due to equipment design and provides instructions to minimize user error.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Patient Safety News. Show #58. December 2006.
This video story reviews a high-profile medication error and suggests actions to prevent similar incidents from occurring.
Cohen B. "Morning Edition." National Public Radio. August 1, 2005.
This audio segment reports on a new prescription bottle that allows physicians and pharmacists to record verbal instructions, which patients can then retrieve by pushing a button on the bottle.
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Denver, CO: Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN); 2005.
This toolkit focuses on medication error in the surgical unit and includes self-assessments, a poster, pocket guide, and educational CD-ROM. Contact hours are available to nurses for successful completion.