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Bethesda, MD: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health. May 21, 2018. PA-18-790; PA-18-791.
Journal Article > Review
The effectiveness and risks of long-term opioid therapy for chronic pain: a systematic review for a National Institutes of Health Pathways to Prevention Workshop.
Chou R, Turner JA, Devine EB, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2015;162:276-286.
Journal Article > Study
Improving medication administration safety: using naïve observation to assess practice and guide improvements in process and outcomes.
Donaldson N, Aydin C, Fridman M, Foley M. J Healthc Qual. 2014;36:58-68.
This cross-sectional study presents data collected from the Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes benchmarking registry. In this convenience sample, nurses deviated from medication administration safe practices approximately 11% per encounter, and administration errors occurred 0.32% per encounter. Distractions or interruptions accounted for nearly one-fourth of the safe practice deviations.
Web Resource > Government Resource
Bethesda, MD: National Library of Medicine, US Food and Drug Administration.
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