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Medication errors / edited by Michael R. Cohen.

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Location: IAHS STACKS RM146 .M415 2007
Barcode: 30731101166399
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 1582120927
  • ISBN: 9781582120928
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 680 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : American Pharmacists Association, [2007]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Systems analysis and redesign: the foundation of medical error prevention / Lucian L. Leape -- Research on errors in dispensing and medication administration / Elizabeth Allan Flynn and Kenneth N. Barker -- Health care providers' experiences with making fatal medication errors / Zane Robinson Wolf -- Causes of medication errors / Michael R. Cohen -- Root cause analysis of medication errors / Mary Burkhardt ... [et al.] -- The role of drug names in medication errors / Michael R. Cohen, George Di Domizio, and Robert E. Lee, Jr. -- The role of drug packaging and labeling in medication errors / Michael R. Cohen -- Error prone abbreviations and dose expressions / Michael J. Gaunt and Michael R. Cohen -- Preventing prescribing errors / Michael R. Cohen -- Preventing dispensing errors / Michael R. Cohen and Judy L. Smetzer -- Preventing drug administration errors / Judy L. Smetzer and Michael R. Cohen -- Preventing medication errors related to drug delivery devices / Judy L. Smetzer and Michael R. Cohen -- The patient's role in preventing medication errors / Stacy A. Aimette, Nancy R. Tuohy, and Michael R. Cohen -- High-alert medications: safeguarding against errors / Michael R. Cohen ... [et al.] -- Using technology to prevent medication errors / Matthew Grissinger, Hedy Cohen, and Allen J. Vaida -- Preventing medication errors in cancer chemotherapy / Michael R. Cohen -- Preventing medication errors in pediatric and neonatal patients / Stuart Levine and Michael R. Cohen -- Preventing medication errors with immunologic drugs / John D. Grabenstein and Michael R. Cohen -- Medication error reporting systems / Judy L. Smetzer and Michael R. Cohen -- Disclosing medication errors to patients and families / Nancy R. Tuohy and Judy L. Smetzer -- Health care failure mode and effects analysis -- The clinical bioethics of safe medication practices / J. Russell Teagarden -- Managing medication risks through a culture of safety / Judy L. Smetzer.
Summary, etc.:
In the second, expanded edition of the acclaimed Medication Errors (1999), Michael R. Cohen brings together some 30 experts from pharmacy, medicine, nursing, and risk management to provide the best, most current thinking about medication errors. Their contributions make this the most comprehensive, authoritative examination in print of the causes of medication errors and strategies to prevent them. Medication Errors provides the health care community—acute care, long-term care, ambulatory care, the pharmaceutical industry, regulatory affairs, and academia—with practical guidance to make patients who take or receive medications safer.-- Amazon.
Subject: Medication errors.
Medication errors.
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