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R3 Report. 2017 Aug 29;11:1-7.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. January 11, 2018;23:1-4.
Drug shortages are known to disrupt the safety of care. This newsletter article reports the results of a survey exploring the impact of drug shortages on practice and recommends strategies to help organizations safely manage drug shortages, including standardizing processes and raising awareness among clinicians regarding shortages.
Bendix J. Med Econ. September 25, 2017.
The persistent problem of opioid-related harm calls for changes in pain management practices and system processes in all care settings. This magazine article reports on ways physicians can help proactively recognize and address the potential for patient opioid misuse, such as adherence to guidelines and monitoring patient opioid use. An Annual Perspective discussed the opioid crisis as a patient safety problem.
Rice S. Modern Healthc. August 15, 2015.
Barishansky RM, Glick DE. EMS Magazine. 2009 Mar;38:43-47.
This article explains the elements of preparing policies and procedures for reportable incidents in emergency medical services.
Lerner M. Star Tribune.com. March 29, 2008.
This article reports on the evolution in policy among Minnesota hospitals and practitioners to disclose and apologize for medical errors as well as near misses.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. March 5, 2008:D1.
This article reports on new policies and procedures adopted by hospitals to prevent errors in the use of high-alert medications, such as heparin.