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Litman RS. J Patient Saf Risk Manag. 2019 Feb 5; [Epub ahead of print].
This commentary explores how gaps in legal and regulatory structure affect anesthesia medication safety. The author advocates for use of a public health law framework to prevent certain types of perioperative medication errors made by anesthesiologists. Policy approaches that require organizations to provide prefilled syringes and barcoding scanners are suggested to avoid vial- and syringe-related mistakes.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. March 26, 2009;14:1-2.
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The 13 articles in this special issue cover topics on the role of ergonomics in patient safety.
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Paul Barach, MD, MPH; February 2003
A boy undergoing knee surgery stopped breathing after inadvertently being given a paralytic medication instead of an antibiotic.