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Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. September 29, 2010.
This trio of public service announcements promotes safe medication use, informed discharge, and family and friends as advocates in the hospital.
Fitzpatrick C. Consumer Updates. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration. September 29, 2009.
This video for consumers shares tips to avoid medication errors through improved communication, medication information review, and dosage measurement.
Consumer Reports Health. September 2009.
Drawing from surveys of nurses and patients, this article offers tips on how to improve safety during a hospital stay.
World Alliance for Patient Safety. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2008.
Through a discussion of a vincristine administration error, this booklet and video illustrate how system weaknesses can contribute to failure.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Patient Safety News. Show #60. February 2007.
This video segment shares recommendations for providers about safe prescribing of methadone for pain control, including heightened patient monitoring and encouraging patients to ask questions about how the drug will affect them.