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Journal Article > Review
Parand A, Garfield S, Vincent C, Franklin BD. PLoS One. 2016;11:e0167204.
Medication administration errors have been studied primarily in the hospital environment. Less is known about the types of errors that may occur in the home setting and the role caregivers play in this context. This narrative systematic review found caregiver medication administration error rates ranging from 1.9% to 33% of all medications administered, highlighting a potential threat to patient safety.
Journal Article > Commentary
Friedman MM. Home Healthc Nurse. 2005;23:243-253.
This article reviews the National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) for 2005 on look-alike/sound-alike medications and makes suggestions for implementation in home care and hospice organizations.