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Search results for "Pharmacists"
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. February 28, 2019;24.
Medication warnings inform providers and patients about risks associated with medication use. As with other safety strategies, applying a systems approach to medication warnings can help redirect actions and prevent patient harm. This article describes design, content, and language characteristics of successful medication safety warnings. In addition, specific design and user-centered considerations are included to improve the effectiveness of electronic alerting.
Journal Article > Commentary
Gale R. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018;37:1726-1729.
This commentary summarizes opportunities for community pharmacists to engage in efforts to monitor opioid prescribing, reduce hospital readmissions due to nonadherence, and provide counseling to enhance medication safety. The author explores how changes in policy and reimbursement can facilitate these patient safety roles for pharmacists in the ambulatory environment.
Journal Article > Study
How useful are medication patient information leaflets to older adults? A content, readability and layout analysis.
Liu F, Abdul-Hussain S, Mahboob S, Rai V, Kostrzewski A. Int J Clin Pharm. 2014;36:827-834.
Journal Article > Study
Webb J, Davis TC, Bernadella P, et al. Patient Educ Couns. 2008;72:443-449.
The Medication Errors Panel. Sacramento, CA: California State Senate; March 2007.
This report shares findings from an expert panel convened to study the causes of medication error in the outpatient setting and provide recommendations for reducing errors associated with prescription and over-the-counter medications.
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...