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Journal Article > Review
Causes of medication administration errors in hospitals: a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence.
Keers RN, Williams SD, Cooke J, Ashcroft DM. Drug Saf. 2013;36:1045-1067.
Journal Article > Study
Improving patient safety using the sterile cockpit principle during medication administration: a collaborative, unit-based project.
Fore AM, Sculli GL, Albee D, Neily J. J Nurs Manag. 2013;21:106-111.
Applying sterile cockpit principles during medication administration may have led to the substantial decrease in distractions and medication error rates observed in this study.
Journal Article > Commentary
Cascade iatrogenesis: factors leading to the development of adverse events in hospitalized older adults.
Thornlow DK, Anderson R, Oddone E. Int J Nurs Stud. 2009;46:1528-1535.
This paper discusses the role of nursing care in preventing missteps that may trigger larger adverse events in hospitalized elderly patients.