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Search results for "Medication Safety"
Lantz F. WBUR. August 15, 2017.
Partnerships between physicians and patients can yield important outcomes that support safety improvements. This radio segment reports insights from both the patient and clinician involved in an adverse event and how this incident launched an organization that focuses on support for patients and clinicians that have been affected by medical errors.
Silverman L. Morning Edition. National Public Radio. June 9, 2014.
This radio segment discusses the experience of a pediatric medical center that hired pharmacists for its emergency department to review medication orders before the medicine is dispensed and administered in an effort to prevent medication errors.
Luby R. KETV. Omaha, NE. March 31, 2010.
This news piece focuses on a heparin overdose that resulted in the death of a toddler.
Tragic medication errors result in accidental abortions and premature birth—safety advocates say drug mistakes are still too frequent, despite advances.
Patel A. ABCnews.com. August 21, 2009.
This news piece describes two look alike/sound alike medication errors in which pregnant women were given the wrong drug.
Fillo KT. Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality, Department of Public Health. Boston, MA: Commonwealth of Massachusetts; July 2018.
This report compiles patient safety data documented by Massachusetts hospitals. The latest numbers represent a modest decrease in serious reportable events recorded in acute care hospitals, from 1012 the previous year to 922. This presentation also includes events from ambulatory surgery centers. Previous years reports are also available.
The Oprah Winfrey Show. March 10, 2009.
This feature spotlights Dennis Quaid's experience with medical errors and offers tips for patients on protecting their health.
Bethesda, MD; Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. February 25, 2009.
This interview introduces an AHRQ-funded PIPS toolkit to help small and rural hospitals implement medication safety initiatives.
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Denver, CO: Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN); 2005.
This toolkit focuses on medication error in the surgical unit and includes self-assessments, a poster, pocket guide, and educational CD-ROM. Contact hours are available to nurses for successful completion.