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Active Learning Exercises
by Michael R. Cohen
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Part I: Preparing for Action
Systems Analysis and Redesign: The Foundation of Medical Error Prevention
Research on Errors in Dispensing and Medication Administration
Health Care Providers' Experiences with Making Fatal Medication Errors
Part II: Understanding the Causes of Medication Errors
Causes of Medication Errors
Root Cause Analysis of Medication Errors
The Role of Drug Names in Medication Errors
The Role of Drug Packaging and Labeling in Medication Errors
Error-Prone Abbreviations and Dose Expressions
Part III: Preventing Medication Errors: A Shared Responsibility
Preventing Prescribing Errors
Preventing Dispensing Errors
Preventing Drug Administration Errors
Preventing Medication Errors Related to Drug Delivery Devices
The Patient's Role in Preventing Medication Errors
Part IV: Preventing Medication Errors: Specific Medications, Patients, and Conditions
High-Alert Medications: Safeguarding against Errors
Using Technology to Prevent Medication Errors
Preventing Medication Errors in Cancer Chemotherapy
Preventing Medication Errors in Pediatric and Neonatal Patients
Preventing Medication Errors with Immunologic Drugs
Part V: Reducing Risks and Creating a Just Culture of Safety
Medication Error Reporting Systems
Disclosing Medication Errors to Patients and Families
Health Care Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
The Clinical Bioethics of Safe Medication Practices
Managing Medication Risks through a Culture of Safety
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