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ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. September 6, 2007;12:1-4.
This article analyzes a lethal error involving TPN (total parenteral nutrition), in which dosing and compounding were based on incorrect order entry, and provides recommendations to prevent similar errors.
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
Implementation of resident duty hours, meant to address fatigue in health care, has long been a subject of patient safety discussions. This website provides a summary of proposed changes to the current ACGME residency Common Program Requirements that shape working hours, offers rationale for the revisions.
Perspectives on Safety > Perspective
with commentary by Arpana R. Vidyarthi, MD; Robert B. Baron, MD, MS, Medical Education and Patient Safety, February 2010
Clear health communication is increasingly recognized as essential for promoting patient safety. Yet according to a recent Joint Commission report, What Did the Doctor Say? Improving Health Literacy to Protect Patient Safety, communication problems among health care providers, patients, and families are common and a leading root cause of adverse outcomes.(1) Addressing health literacy—the capacity of individuals to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions—has become a primary objective for many health systems in order to protect patients from harm.
Journal Article > Commentary
Association of Directors of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology. Hum Pathol. 2006;37:985-988.
This article provides guidelines for ensuring quality in surgical and autopsy pathology, including identifying and correcting errors.