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Search results for "Medication Errors/Preventable Adverse Drug Events"
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Journal Article > Study
Medication reconciliation failures in children and young adults with chronic disease during intensive and intermediate care.
DeCourcey DD, Silverman M, Chang E, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017;18:370-377.
Medication reconciliation is critical to safe medication use. This prospective cohort study identified high rates of unintentional medication discrepancies among hospitalized children and young adults. The authors conclude that current medication reconciliation practices are inadequate to ensure medication safety.
Graham J, Dizikes C. Chicago Tribune. June 27, 2011.
This newspaper article reports on an order entry error that resulted in a 60-fold overdose and raised concerns about the safety of electronic medication data systems.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. September 11, 2008;13:1-3.
This article discusses a medication error associated with a new smart pump system and describes strategies to prevent errors when well-established processes are changed.
Journal Article > Commentary
Miller LA. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2005;50:507-516.
The author presents a case analysis to illustrate common system errors in the use of intrapartum electronic fetal monitoring: inadequate knowledge, fear of conflict, and poor communication.