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Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2019.
Reducing adverse medication events is a worldwide challenge. This collection of technical reports explores key areas of concern that require action at a system level to improve: high-alert medications, polypharmacy, and medication use at care transitions. Each monograph provides an overview of the topic as well as practical improvement approaches for patients, clinicians, and organizations.
Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; October 31, 2011.
This report outlines the complex nature of drug shortages and suggests strategies to augment the FDA's efforts to address them.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission Resources and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; 2009. ISBN: 9781599403090.
This book provides background on the medication reconciliation process and tips for its application, along with sample forms, checklists, and case studies.
Washington DC: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, US Department of Health and Human Services; June 18, 2007.
This report provides two example scenarios—inpatient medication reconciliation and medication management in ambulatory care—to explore how improved information exchange can support safe medication management.
Medmarx Data Report: A Chartbook of Medication Error Findings from the Perioperative Settings from 1998-2005.
Rockville, MD: United States Pharmacopeia; 2007.
This report shares findings from analysis of more than 11,000 perioperative medication errors reported through Medmarx and includes recommendations to avoid these types of errors.