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Search results for "Anticoagulants"
Ornstein C. Washington Post. July 12, 2015.
Anticoagulants are considered high-alert medications that if used ineffectively can result in patient harm. Reporting on an anticoagulant commonly used in nursing homes and patient harm linked to this medication, this newspaper article relates reasons doctors are reluctant to prescribe new drugs to older patients and challenges to monitoring and preventing such adverse drug events.
Valencia MJ. Boston Globe. March 10, 2011.
This newspaper article reports on a fatal medication error involving an anticoagulant overdose.
Clapper C, Crea K. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. May/June 2010;7:30-35.
This article describes how one health care system used a multi-event analysis process to identify medication errors, implement system-level improvements, and reduce adverse events.
Daner WE, Gosselin RC, Raschke R, Vanderveen T. Patient Saf Qual Healthcare. January/February 2009;6:20-25.
This article explains safety challenges commonly associated with heparin, a high-alert medication, and outlines how hospitals and clinicians can prevent these errors.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. October 10, 2008;13:1-3.
Reporting that recalled medications were found in hospital pharmacies, this article describes recommendations to improve the process for removing recalled products.
Gould M. Health Service Journal. September 15, 2008:22-24.
This article describes the state of general practitioner incident reporting in the United Kingdom.
Davies T. Washington Post. September 22, 2006.
This article reports on the deaths of three infants from heparin overdoses and describes how the hospital community has responded to the errors.