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Journal Article > Commentary
Sacarny A, Barnett ML, Agrawal S. NEJM Catalyst. April 10, 2019.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. February 22, 2007;12:1-3.
This article lists common risks associated with opiates, a high-alert medication, as well as recommended safety improvements to reduce these risks.
Journal Article > Study
Improved pain resolution in hospitalized patients through targeting of pain mismanagement as medical error.
Okon TR, Lutz PS, Liang H. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009;37:1039-1049.
A quality improvement intervention that focused on management of acute pain resulted in both improved pain relief for patients and a reduction in medication errors associated with opioid pain medications.
FDA Public Health Advisory. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; December 21, 2007.
This Food and Drug Administration public health advisory alerts health care professionals, patients, and their caregivers to the possibility for overdoses of fentanyl in patients using fentanyl skin patches for pain control.