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Medication Errors

A Thorough Presentation of the Current Crisis and What To Do About It for Doctors, Nurses, Healthcare Administrators, Allied Health ... Lawyers, and Public Health Officials

by Daniel Farb

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by UniversityOfHealthCare .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Medical / General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatCD-ROM
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8879780M
    ISBN 101594911045
    ISBN 109781594911040
    OCLC/WorldCa231705210

    Audience: This book is written for those in an industry, retail, hospital, academia or other setting which involves medication usage. The editor is a nationally known expert on medication errors and is president of the Institute of Safe Medication Practices. Features: This comprehensive book is unique to the field of pharmacy. It provides Author: Michael R. Cohen. Preventing Medication Errors is the newest volume in the series. Responding to the key messages in earlier volumes of the seriesa " To Err Is Human (), Crossing the Quality Chasm (), and Patient Safety In the Institute of Medicine launched the Quality Chasm Series, a series of reports focused on assessing and improving the nationa /5(6).

    Oct 06,  · Audience: This book is written for those in an industry, retail, hospital, academia or other setting which involves medication usage. The editor is a nationally known expert on medication errors and is president of the Institute of Safe Medication Practices. Features: This comprehensive book is unique to the field of pharmacy. It provides Price: $ Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / Presenting data that will foster the reduction of medication errors, the book provides action agendas detailing the measures needed to improve the safety of medication use in both the short- and long-term. Patients, primary health care providers, health care organizations.

    The third WHO Global Patient Safety Challenge: Medication Without Harm. Unsafe medication practices and medication errors are a leading cause of injury and avoidable harm in health care systems across the world. Globally, the cost associated with medication errors has been estimated at . Jun 25,  · Medication errors are common and can significantly harm patients. An important component is the medication history, which is often incomplete and inaccurate. Current studies suggest that this is a common and worldwide problem, but the results are limited by small numbers, differing measures, and poor assessment of consequences. Cited by:


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Medication Errors is the most comprehensive, a01itative examination of the causes of and means to preventing medication errors in print. It helps readers understand the system-based causes of medication errors, including pharmaceutical trademarks, drug packaging and labeling, and error-prone abbreviations and dose expressions, as well as the patients role in preventing medication errors.3/5(1).

Nov 13,  · Cohen's book better describes specific medication errors and how to prevent them. The centerpiece is an excellent Medication Errors book on 'high-alert medications,' which Cohen defines as drugs with a high risk of causing patient injury or death if they are misused; the chapter includes a comprehensive table of safety measures for various drug classes.

/5(2). Jul 28,  · This edited work presents a comprehensive examination of the causes of and means to preventing medication errors. It includes numerous practical tips presented in tables to prevent, reduce, minimise and mitigate medication errors.

The book is thoroughly referenced, with a detailed index/5(11). Oct 06,  · Medication Errors is the most comprehensive, authoritative examination of the causes of and means to preventing medication errors ever written.

Michael R. Cohen, president of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, and 30 other experts provide Medication Errors book. Jun 29,  · MEDICATION ERRORS [Michael R. Cohen] on veterans-opex.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Michael Cohen's Medication Errors, Second Edition (), brought together experts in pharmacy, medicine, nursing4/5(1). Given the large number of new drugs approved over the past 25 years--many highly potent and complex--it's no surprise that medication errors occur.

Although most are not serious, some cause irreparable harm and fatalities. Medication Errors takes an in-depth look at factors that contribute to medication errors and recommends steps for preventing them at the micro and macro levels. The widespread use of electronic health records has helped avert errors at the ordering and transcribing stages, but these errors still persist, and studies have found a high rate of medication administration errors in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

n Administrative errors n Diagnostic errors n Medication errors n Multimorbidity nransitions of careT Tools and technology n Electronic tools WHO is committed to tackling the challenges of patient safety in primary care, and is looking at practical ways to address them. It is our hope that this technical series.

After all, to err is human. Instead, this book sets forth a national agenda--with state and local implications--for reducing medical errors and improving patient safety through the design of a Cited by: Comparing what is being taken in one setting with what is being prescribed in another will avoid errors of omission, drug-drug interactions, drug-disease interactions, and other discrepancies.

Medication reconciliation is a major component of safe patient care in any environment. Jan 15,  · "Cohen’s book better describes specific medication errors and how to prevent them. The centerpiece is an excellent chapter on 'high-alert medications,' which Cohen defines as drugs with a high risk of causing patient injury or death if they are misused; the chapter includes a comprehensive table of safety measures for various drug classes."Author: Michael R.

Cohen. Mar 11,  · Medication errors like these can happen in any healthcare setting. According to the landmark report “Preventing Medication Errors” from the Institute of Medicine, these errors injure million Americans each year and cost $ billion in lost.

Jun 13,  · Giving the wrong drug and using the wrong route of administration each accounted for 16% of the errors. Almost half of the fatal medication errors occurred in people over the age of Older people may be at greatest risk for medication errors because.

Aug 19,  · Medication errors can happen to anyone in any place, including your own home and at the doctor's office, hospital, pharmacy and senior living facility. Kids are especially at high risk for medication errors because they typically need different drug doses than adults.

Knowing what you're up against can help you play it safe. The report also emphasized actions that patients can take to prevent medication errors, such as maintaining active medication lists and bringing their medications to appointments for review.

[2] The Preventing Medication Errors report included specific actions by nurses to take to improve medication safety. Figure lists these key actions. Medication errors are major causes of inpatient harm and death. Medication errors are preventable adverse events due to wrong medicine use including: Ensure best patient care Create a multidisciplinary team to lead the project, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and information technology personnel Use systematic protocols for medicine administration, including checklists for writing and.

that medication errors represent the largest single cause of errors in the hospital setting, accounting for more than 7, deaths annually, more than deaths resulting from workplace injuries To our knowledge, there has not been any study done or published on the medication errors in IV drug preparation and administration in the local setting.

Reflecting on the year anniversary of the watershed Institute of Medicine report To Err Is Human, ISMP has published a “top ten” list of the most persistent medication errors and safety issues covered in its newsletter in Jan 31,  · Errors can also be reported to state pharmacy boards.

In addition, the safe medication group collects reports of medication errors and analyzes Author: Ellen Gabler. Medication errors are a leading cause of mortality in the United States. 1 Dispensing errors account for ~21% of all medication errors.

2 In addition to causing serious morbidity and mortality, dispensing errors increase the economic burden on society by adding to health care costs. Faulty dispensing may also result in litigation, which can be. A few of the most common types of medical errors include: medication errors, errors related to anesthesia, hospital acquired infections, missed or delayed diagnosis, avoidable delay in treatment, inadequate follow-up after treatment, inadequate monitoring after a procedure, failure to act on test results, failure to take proper precautions, and.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 --pt. 2. Understanding the causes of medication errors - .There are many types of medical errors, and they can occur anywhere in the healthcare system-from hospitals, to nursing homes, to pharmacies.

The focus of this article is on medication errors in nursing. We’ll examine different types of medication errors, how .