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The perianesthesia nurse's role in the prevention of opioid-related sentinel events.
Pasero C. J Perianesth Nurs. 2013;28:31-37.
Chasing Zero: Winning the War on Healthcare Harm.
Austin, TX: Texas Medical Institute for Technology and the Quaid Foundation; 2010.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Quality of Anesthesia Care.
Neuman MD, Martinez EA, eds. Anesthesiol Clin. 2011;29:1-178.
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.
AORN Guidance Statement: Safe Medication Practices in Perioperative Settings Across the Life Span.
AORN J. 2006;84:276-278, 280-283.
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.
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.
The challenge of medication reconciliation.
Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare. May 10, 2006.
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.
Improving America's Hospitals: The Joint Commission's Report on Quality and Safety 2008.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; November 2008.
Empowering frontline nurses: a structured intervention enables nurses to improve medication administration accuracy.
Kliger J, Blegen MA, Gootee D, O'Neil E. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2009;35:604-612.
Lack of patient knowledge regarding hospital medications.
Cumbler E, Wald H, Kutner J. J Hosp Med. 2010;5-83-86.
A Patient Safety Handbook for Ambulatory Care Providers.
Oak Brook, IL: Joint Commission Resources; 2009. ISBN: 9781599403670.
Pediatric Patient Safety in the Emergency Department.
Krug SE, ed. Oak Brook, IL: Joint Commission Resources and the American Academy of Pediatrics; 2010. ISBN: 9781599402123.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Risk, Safety and Reliability Special Issue.
Newbold D, Attree M, eds. J Nurs Manag. 2009;17:145-266.
Medication administration in anesthesia: time for a paradigm shift.
Stabile M, Webster CS, Merry AF. APSF Newsletter. Fall 2007;22:44-47.
Improving America's Hospitals: A Report on Quality and Safety.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; March 2007.
A Systems Approach to Quality Improvement in Long-Term Care: Safe Medication Practices Workbook.
Waltham, MA: Masspro, Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors, Massachusetts Extended Care Foundation; 2007.
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