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Special or Theme Issue
Chui MA, Pohjanoksa-Mäntylä M, Snyder ME, eds. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2019;15:811-906.
Medication safety is a worldwide challenge. This special issue discusses factors affecting the reliability of the ordering, dispensing, and administration of medications across a range of environments. Articles cover topics such as the need to deepen understanding of safety in community pharmacies, the use of smart pumps for high-alert medications, and the international effort to reduce medication-related harm.
Journal Article > Review
de Araújo BC, de Melo RC, de Bortoli MC, de Alcântara Bonfim JR, Toma TS. Front Pharmacol. 2019;10:439.
Prescribing errors are common and can result in patient harm. This review summarizes four key options to reduce prescribing errors: prescriber education, effective use of computerized alert systems at the clinical interface, use of tools and guidance to inform practice, and multidisciplinary teams that include pharmacists.
Journal Article > Review
Adams AJ, Martin SJ, Stolpe SF. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2011;68:1824-1833.
This review found that pharmacy technicians can perform final dispensing checks for inpatient drug administration as accurately as pharmacists.
Journal Article > Study
In-home medication reviews: a novel approach to improving patient care through coordination of care.
Willis JS, Hoy RH, Jenkins WD. J Community Health. 2011;36:1027-1031.
This study found that trained undergraduate student volunteers were able to complete important medication reviews for patients as part of an in-home outreach program.
Journal Article > Commentary
Ibrahim RB, Bahgat-Ibrahim L, Reeves D. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010;67:477-481.
The authors discuss how a clinical residency requirement during pharmacy training could improve medication safety.
An In Depth Investigation into Causes of Prescribing Errors by Foundation Trainees in Relation to Their Medical Education—EQUIP Study.
Dornan T, Ashcroft D, Heathfield H, et al. London: General Medical Council; 2009.
This report analyzed the causes and rates of prescribing errors in the National Health Service and found that educational level had little impact on medication errors and that many were intercepted before reaching patients. The authors suggest that a standardized national prescription chart could help prevent errors.
Perspectives on Safety > Perspective
with commentary by Brian K. Alldredge, PharmD; Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, Pharmacy and Safety, April 2006
Pharmacists are comfortable participants in the patient safety movement in matters pertaining to prescriptions, medication systems, institutions, and national policy development. The very existence of the profession of pharmacy is rooted in the fundamental...