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AORN Guidance Statement: Safe Medication Practices in Perioperative Settings Across the Life Span.
AORN J. 2006;84:276-278, 280-283.
Chasing Zero: Winning the War on Healthcare Harm.
Austin, TX: Texas Medical Institute for Technology and the Quaid Foundation; 2010.
Medication safety infrastructure in critical-access hospitals in Florida.
Winterstein AG, Hartzema AG, Johns TE, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2006;63:442-450.
Passing the "Yo' Mama" test.
Blair R. Health Manage Tech. June 2006;27:16.
Adopting National Quality Forum medication safe practices: progress and barriers to hospital implementation.
Rask K, Culler S, Scott T, et al. J Hosp Med. 2007;2:212-218.
Challenges in posthospital care: nurses as coaches for medication management.
Costa LL, Poe SS, Lee MC. J Nurs Care Qual. 2011;26:243-251.
Patient Safety First.
AORN, Inc., 2170 South Parker Rd, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80231-5711.
The perianesthesia nurse's role in the prevention of opioid-related sentinel events.
Pasero C. J Perianesth Nurs. 2013;28:31-37.
The challenge of medication reconciliation.
Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare. May 10, 2006.
Improving America's Hospitals: The Joint Commission's Report on Quality and Safety 2008.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; November 2008.
Inspiring Ideas and Celebrating Successes: A Guidebook to Leading Patient Safety Practices in Ontario Hospitals.
OHA Patient Safety Support Service. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Ontario Hospital Association; 2006.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Quality of Anesthesia Care.
Neuman MD, Martinez EA, eds. Anesthesiol Clin. 2011;29:1-178.
Manic for medication safety: bar codes and drug information databases are helping to reduce medication errors.
Rogoski RR. Health Manage Technol. February 2007;28:14, 16-18.
Implementing and validating a comprehensive unit-based safety program.
Pronovost P, Weast B, Rosenstein B. J Patient Saf. 2005;1:33-40.
A Patient Safety Handbook for Ambulatory Care Providers.
Oak Brook, IL: Joint Commission Resources; 2009. ISBN: 9781599403670.
Improving medication reconciliation in the outpatient setting.
Varkey P, Cunningham J, Bisping S. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:286-292.
How to avoid paediatric medication errors: a user's guide to the literature.
Walsh KE, Kaushal R, Chessare JB. Arch Dis Child. 2005;90:698-702.
Achieving quality improvement in the nursing home: influence of nursing leadership on communication and teamwork.
Vogelsmeier A, Scott-Cawiezell J. J Nurs Care Qual. 2011;26:236-242.
Safety in the NICU: preventing medical errors.
Stokowski LA. Highlights of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses 22nd Annual Conference [Medscape.com]. March 8, 2007.
The association between frequency of self-reported medical errors and anesthesia trainee supervision: a survey of United States anesthesiology residents-in-training.
De Oliveira GS Jr, Rahmani R, Fitzgerald PC, Chang R, McCarthy RJ. Anesth Analg. 2013;116:892-897.
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