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Medication errors in the home: a multisite study of children with cancer.
Walsh KE, Roblin DW, Weingart SN, et al. Pediatrics. 2013;131:e1405-e1414.
Enculturation of unsafe attitudes and behaviors: student perceptions of safety culture.
Bowman C, Neeman N, Sehgal NL. Acad Med. 2013 Apr 24; [Epub ahead of print].
Relationship between medication event rates and the Leapfrog computerized physician order entry evaluation tool.
Leung AA, Keohane C, Lipsitz S, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Apr 18; [Epub ahead of print].
Interruptions in emergency department work: an observational and interview study.
Berg LM, Källberg AS, Göransson KE, Östergren J, Florin J, Ehrenberg A. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013 Apr 12; [Epub ahead of print].
Assessing patient safety culture in hospitals across countries.
Wagner C, Smits M, Sorra J, Huang CC. Int J Qual Health Care. 2013 Apr 9; [Epub ahead of print].
Toward the modelling of safety violations in healthcare systems.
Catchpole K. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013 Apr 11; [Epub ahead of print].
Reducing errors in emergency surgery.
Watters DA, Truskett PG. ANZ J Surg. 2013 Apr 26; [Epub ahead of print].
Close calls in patient safety: should we be paying closer attention?
Wu AW, Marks CM. CMAJ. 2013 Apr 16; [Epub ahead of print].
Effect of a systems intervention on the quality and safety of patient handoffs in an internal medicine residency program.
Graham KL, Marcantonio ER, Huang GC, Yang J, Davis RB, Smith CC. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Apr 18; [Epub ahead of print].
Clinical dilemmas and a review of strategies to manage drug shortages.
Rider AE, Templet DJ, Daley MJ, Shuman C, Smith LV. J Pharm Pract. 2013 Apr 3; [Epub ahead of print].
Clinical pharmacy interventions in paediatric electronic prescriptions.
Maat B, Au YS, Bollen CW, van Vught AJ, Egberts TC, Rademaker CM. Arch Dis Child. 2013;98:222-227.
Prospective memory in the ICU: the effect of visual cues on task execution in a representative simulation.
Grundgeiger T, Sanderson PM, Beltran Orihuela C, et al. Ergonomics. 2013;56:579-589.
Medical errors leave devastating impact on families, professionals.
Bernhard B. St. Louis Post-Dispatch. May 5, 2013:A10.
U.S. to delete data on life-threatening mistakes from website.
Babcock CR. Bloomberg News. May 1, 2013.
Kadcyla (ado-trastuzumab emtansine): drug safety communication—potential medication errors resulting from name confusion.
MedWatch Safety Alert. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; May 6, 2013.
The Science of Safety in Healthcare.
Johns Hopkins University. Coursera.org. June 3–July 1, 2013.
Medication Safety Collaborative.
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. June 2–5, 2013; Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN.
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Also of Note...
TeamStepps National Conference.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. June 12–13, 2013; The Fairmont Dallas, Dallas, TX.
ISMP Medication Safety Intensive.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices. June 13–14, 2013; Maggiano's, Philadelphia, PA.
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