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Young A, Kelly J, Schnaars C, Ungar L. USA Today.
Hobson K. Health Shots. National Public Radio. September 8, 2017.
Medication regimen nonadherence can result in patient harm. This news article reports the results of a national poll, which found that a substantial number of patients under the age of 35 do not take their medication as directed. Patients who stopped taking medications without consulting their doctors cited various reasons, including forgetfulness, feeling better, and belief the medication did not work .
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. September 8, 2011;16:1-3.
This piece describes storytelling as a strategy to drive patient safety improvement efforts.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. September 22, 2005;10:1-3.
This article provides examples of incidents involving neuromuscular blocking agents and lists recommendations for their prevention.
William Brangham. PBS News Hour. September 29, 2017.
Martin N, Montagne R. ProPublica and National Public Radio. May 12, 2017.
Maternal mortality is increasing in the United States. This news article reports on this critical safety problem in the context of the preventable death of a patient whose diagnosis of preeclampsia was missed by her providers, despite persistent concerns raised by family about the patient's symptoms.
Kliff S. Vox Media. March 15, 2016.
Health professionals involved in medical errors experience psychological stress, which can have serious consequences if they are unable to cope with their mistake. Reporting on the second victim phenomenon, this news article discusses a well-known incident that led to the suicide of a nurse, how insufficient organizational and peer support systems affect clinicians, initiatives to provide counseling in similar situations, and the need for more universal change.
Berenson RA. The New Republic. October 10, 2005;233:17-21.
To illustrate the need for malpractice tort reform, transparency, and fair compensation for patients, this article discusses individual stories, such as that of Susan Sheridan, whose son and husband were both injured by medical error, as well as organizational and grassroots efforts, such as the Sorry Works! Coalition.
Ostrom CM. Seattle Times. September 13, 2005;Local News:B3
This article reports on how one family and hospital will use personal tragedy to create awareness in practitioners of the importance of accurate labeling in hospitals.