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e-pill - A
useful site with advice and products to avoid medication errors, improve
medication adherence, pill identification, and more. Avoid Medication
Errors by e-pill: (e-pill
Handling clinical negligence claims in England : report by the comptroller
and auditor general -
This report covers clinical
negligence claims, the cost and time taken to settle them; and how
patients' claims are managed. Recommendations for future practice are
Published 03 May 2001.
Hospitals team up to beat medication errors - By David Wroe, Canberra.
September 10, 2003 - Up to 100 Australian hospitals will take part in a
drive to halve the 140,000 medication errors that happen each year.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices - What national standards are
available for benchmarking medication errors? What national standards are
available for benchmarking medication errors?
MEDERRORS.com - a web site devoted to providing information on medication errors and
adverse drug events in hospitals, problems that affect millions of
Americans each year-- patients, families, and clinicians.
Medication Errors - US Food and Drug Administration • Center for Drug
Research Skip navigation. Medication Errors.
National Patient Safety Foundation
Patient Safety Foundation is the indispensable resource for individuals
and organizations committed to improving the safety of patients. (USA).
National Patient Safety
Agency (Great Britain)
- The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) is a special health authority
given responsibility for establishing and managing a national reporting
system to "record adverse events and near misses in health care and ensure
that lessons learnt in one part of the NHS are properly shared with the
whole of the health service."
Preventing Medication Errors in Children - Preventing Medication
in Children. Weight Miscalculations
Recognized as Frequent Problem in Pediatric Medication Dosing.
Preventing Medication Errors - Video,
ONS Announces the Release of "Preventing Medication Errors for the
Oncology Nurse,"the Fourth Program in the 2000 Oncology Nursing Today™
Reducing Medication Errors in Nursing Homes - Reducing Medication
To err is human : building a safer health system -
A USA report examining the
extent and causes of medical error. The National Academy Press.
USP Medication Errors Reporting (MER) Program - This nationwide
program makes it possible for health professionals who encounter actual or
potential medication errors to report confidentially and anonymously, if
preferred, to USP.
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