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Kaushal R. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. April 2003.
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Lesar TS. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. November 2003.
Using CPOE to improve communication, safety, and policy compliance when ordering pediatric chemotherapy.
Crossno CL, Cartwright JA, Hargrove FR. Hosp Pharm. 2007;42:368–373.
Preventing errors relating to commonly used anticoagulants.
Sentinel Event Alert. September 24, 2008;(41):1-4.
Prescribing errors resulting in adverse drug events: how can they be prevented?
Thurmann PA. Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2006;5:489-493.
Implementation of a telepharmacy service to provide round-the-clock medication order review by pharmacists.
Wakefield DS, Ward MM, Loes JL, O'Brien J, Sperry L. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010;67:2052-2057.
Results of the Medications At Transitions and Clinical Handoffs (MATCH) study: an analysis of medication reconciliation errors and risk factors at hospital admission.
Gleason KM, McDaniel MR, Feinglass J, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2010;25:441-447.
Churchill WW, Fiumara K. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. April 2009.
Heparin overdose in three infants revisits hospital error issues.
Phend C. MedPage Today. November 26, 2007.
Cause for concern: drug shortages disrupt operations, tax hospitalists' treatment patterns.
Collins TR. The Hospitalist. July 2011.
Pharmacists' interventions in prescribing errors at hospital discharge: an observational study in the context of an electronic prescribing system in a UK teaching hospital.
Abdel-Qader DH, Harper L, Cantrill JA, Tully MP. Drug Saf. 2010;33:1027-1044.
Using an enhanced oral chemotherapy computerized provider order entry system to reduce prescribing errors and improve safety.
Collins CM, Elsaid KA. Int J Qual Health Care. 2011;23:36-43.
Anticoagulant safety practices call for pharmacist supervision.
Scott A. Drug Topics (Health-System Edition). November 10, 2008.
Medication safety in acute care in Australia: where are we now? Part 2: a review of strategies and activities for improving medication safety 2002-2008.
Semple SJ, Roughead EE. Aust New Zealand Health Policy. 2009;6:24.
Medication prescribing errors involving the route of administration.
Lesar TS. Hosp Pharm. 2006;41:1053-1066.
An In Depth Investigation into Causes of Prescribing Errors by Foundation Trainees in Relation to Their Medical Education—EQUIP Study.
Dornan T, Ashcroft D, Heathfield H, et al. London: General Medical Council; 2009.
Medication-error reporting and pharmacy resident experience during implementation of computerized prescriber order entry.
Weant KA, Cook AM, Armitstead JA. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2007;64:526-530.
ASHP national survey of pharmacy practice in hospital settings: prescribing and transcribing—2007.
Pedersen CA, Schneider PJ, Scheckelhoff DJ. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2008;65:827-843.
In Conversation with…Michael Cohen, RPh, MS, ScD
AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. April 2006.
Chemotherapy medication errors in a pediatric cancer treatment center: prospective characterization of error types and frequency and development of a quality improvement initiative to lower the error rate.
Watts RG, Parsons K. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013;60:1320-1324.
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