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- Device-related Complications 1
- Diagnostic Errors 1
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- Medical Complications 5
- Medication Safety
- Psychological and Social Complications 1
- Surgical Complications 5
Search results for "Medication Safety"
Journal Article > Review
Cao LY, Taylor JS, Vidimos A. Dermatol Online J. 2010;16:3.
This review examines numerous safety issues relevant to outpatient dermatology practice, including medication errors, diagnostic errors, office-based surgery, wrong-site procedures, and laser safety.
Journal Article > Study
Wong DA, Herndon JH, Canale ST, et al. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009;91:547-557.
The majority of practicing orthopedic surgeons in this study had witnessed a medical error within the prior 6 months, with medication errors and wrong-site surgery the most serious problems reported.
National Patient Safety Agency. London, UK: National Reporting and Learning Service; 2009.
This report from the United Kingdom is intended to guide Primary Care Trusts in implementing never events policies for 2009-2010.
National Priorities Partnership. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2008. ISBN: 1933875194.
This report resulted from a consensus program involving 28 national organizations that sought to outline goals for improving the US health care system and share examples of such efforts in patient safety and other identified areas.
Herper M, Lindner M. Forbes. August 25, 2008.
This article discusses common medical complications and care failures, and provides an annotated picture gallery of several hospital complications and how they can be prevented.
Tools/Toolkit > Fact Sheet/FAQs
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; October 2001. AHRQ Publication No. 01-0017.
A brief presentation of "pearls" to allow consumers to take an active role in preventing medical errors.