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Meyer TA, McAllister RK. Pharmacy Practice News. March 19, 2018.
Perioperative adverse drug events are common and understudied. Reporting on the complexity of medication administration during surgery, this news article reviews strategies to reduce risks of surgical adverse drug events. Specific tactics discussed include proactive problem identification, medication reconciliation, high-alert medication process vigilance, verbal order reduction, and information technology optimization.
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Tim Vanderveen, PharmD, MS; May 2009
Hospitalized for an elective procedure, a patient is given heparin in an incorrect concentration—off by a factor of 100.
Special or Theme Issue
The 13 articles in this special issue cover topics on the role of ergonomics in patient safety.