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Medication errors

Author: Michael R Cohen; American Pharmacists Association.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : American Pharmacists Association, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Presents a comprehensive examination of the causes of and means to preventing medication errors.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael R Cohen; American Pharmacists Association.
ISBN: 1582120927 9781582120928
OCLC Number: 70663720
Description: xxiv, 680 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Foreword / David W. Bates --
Preface / Michael R. Cohen --
Acknowledgments --
Contributors --
pt. 1. Preparing for action --
1. Systems analysis and redesign : the foundation of medical error prevention / Lucian L. Leape --
2. Research on errors in dispensing and medication administration / Elizabeth Allan Flynn and Kenneth N. Barker --
3. Health care providers' experiences with making fatal medication errors / Zane Robinson Wolf --
pt. 2. Understanding the causes of medication errors --
4. Causes of medication errors / Michael R. Cohen --
5. Root cause analysis of medication errors / Mary Burkhardt, Caryl Lee, Lesley Taylor, Rodney Williams, and James Bagian --
6. The role of drug names in medication errors / Michael R. Cohen, George Di Domizio, and Robert E. Lee, Jr. --
7. The role of drug packaging and labeling in medication errors / Michael R. Cohen --
8. Error prone abbreviations and dose expressions / Michael J. Gaunt and Michael R. Cohen --
pt. 3. Preventing medication errors : a shared responsibility --
9. Preventing prescribing errors / Michael R. Cohen --
10. Preventing dispensing errors / Michael R. Cohen and Judy L. Smetzer --
11. Preventing drug administration errors / Judy L. Smetzer and Michael R. Cohen --
12. Preventing medication errors related to drug delivery devices / Judy L. Smetzer and Michael R. Cohen. 13. The patient's role in preventing medication errors / Stacy A. Aimette, Nancy R. Tuohy, and Michael R. Cohen --
pt. 4. Preventing medication errors : specific medications, patients, and conditions --
14. High-alert medications: safeguarding against errors / Michael R. Cohen, Judy L. Smetzer, Nancy R. Tuohy, and Charles M. Kilo --
15. Using technology to prevent medication errors / Matthew Grissinger, Hedy Cohen, and Allen J. Vaida --
16. Preventing medication errors in cancer chemotherapy / Michael R. Cohen --
17. Preventing medication errors in pediatric and neonatal patients / Stuart Levine and Michael R. Cohen --
18. Preventing medication errors with immunologic drugs / John D. Grabenstein and Michael R. Cohen --
pt. 5. Reducing risks and creating a just culture of safety --
19. Medication error reporting systems / Judy L. Smetzer and Michael R. Cohen --
20. Disclosing medication errors to patients and families / Nancy R. Tuohy and Judy L. Smetzer --
21. Health care failure mode and effects analysis --
1. Introduction to failure mode and effects analysis / J.W. Senders and S.J. Senders --
2. An application of failure mode and effects analysis / Judy L. Smetzer and Michael R. Cohen --
3. Veterans health administration approach to failure mode and effects analysis / Mary Burkhardt, Joseph DeRosier, Erik Stalhandske, and James Bagian --
22. The clinical bioethics of safe medication practices / J. Russell Teagarden --
23. Managing medication risks through a culture of safety / Judy L. Smetzer --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Michael R. Cohen.
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