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Patient Safety in Ambulatory Pediatrics

Kathleen Huth, Arda Hotz, Amy J. Starmer
2020 Current Treatment Options in Pediatrics  
Evidence-based approaches to optimize safety include standardized prescribing and medication reconciliation practices, appropriate use of decision support tools in the electronic health record, and communication  ...  Telemedicine has emerged as a care delivery model with potential to ameliorate and exacerbate safety threats.  ...  Health literacy and social context Health literacy, or the capacity to obtain and understand information to make health decisions, is central to patient safety [59] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40746-020-00213-4 fatcat:i4w2ewxufndl5dduor6eysxdcy

Safety from numbers: identifying drug related morbidity using electronic records in primary care

G Elwyn
2004 BMJ Quality & Safety  
The first step is to predict some possible ''indicator'' associations between prescribing and ''harmful events''.  ...  I nformed medical decision making depends at least partly on understanding the benefits and harms of different treatment options. This requires clear and relevant risk communication.  ... 
doi:10.1136/qshc.2003.009712 pmid:15175484 pmcid:PMC1743830 fatcat:smrx53vg6beknkstcjlabhrf2i

Surgical quality: review of Californian measures

2004 BMJ Quality & Safety  
The first step is to predict some possible ''indicator'' associations between prescribing and ''harmful events''.  ...  I nformed medical decision making depends at least partly on understanding the benefits and harms of different treatment options. This requires clear and relevant risk communication.  ... 
doi:10.1136/qhc.13.3.171 fatcat:jaqcoekwfnbvnatzzab3n6izdm

Patient safety, systems design and ergonomics

P. Buckle, P.J. Clarkson, R. Coleman, J. Ward, J. Anderson
2006 Applied Ergonomics  
It also provides examples of approaches and methods that ergonomists can bring to help inform our knowledge of these systems and the potential towards improving their safety.  ...  The workshops were developed specifically to help improve the design of medication packaging and thereby reduce the probability of medication error.  ...  Participants were asked to develop three illustrated ideas/scenarios to improve patient safety in relation to: patient records and information; medication/packs and associated information; and drug administration  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apergo.2006.04.016 pmid:16753132 fatcat:y3og3g4kpbdn7k4txdrayzgk7y

Evaluating users' experiences of electronic prescribing systems in relation to patient safety: a mixed methods study

Lisa Aufegger, Naresh Serou, Shiping Chen, Bryony Dean Franklin
2020 BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making  
To identify how to improve existing systems, our aim was to explore prescribers' perspectives of UI features of a commercially available EP system, and how these may affect patient safety.  ...  Study 1 showed high visual attention toward information on allergies and patient information, allergy pop-up alerts, and medication order review and confirmation, with less visual attention on adding medication  ...  The funder had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12911-020-1080-9 pmid:32245467 fatcat:vjndyaqcanbddj74nne6n2e46u

Flexible rather than standardised approaches to communicating risks in health care

A Edwards
2004 BMJ Quality & Safety  
The first step is to predict some possible ''indicator'' associations between prescribing and ''harmful events''.  ...  I nformed medical decision making depends at least partly on understanding the benefits and harms of different treatment options. This requires clear and relevant risk communication.  ... 
doi:10.1136/qhc.13.3.169 pmid:15175483 pmcid:PMC1743836 fatcat:26dbdvka5fhm3nqtyojfr3bj34

Flexible rather than standardised approaches to communicating risks in health care

A Edwards
2004 BMJ Quality & Safety  
The first step is to predict some possible ''indicator'' associations between prescribing and ''harmful events''.  ...  I nformed medical decision making depends at least partly on understanding the benefits and harms of different treatment options. This requires clear and relevant risk communication.  ... 
doi:10.1136/qshc.2004.010850 pmid:15175483 pmcid:PMC1743836 fatcat:hxkz7pa3srcixgxolhsyhvuq2e

A.S.P.E.N. Parenteral Nutrition Safety Consensus Recommendations

Phil Ayers, Stephen Adams, Joseph Boullata, Jane Gervasio, Beverly Holcombe, Michael D. Kraft, Neil Marshall, Antoinette Neal, Gordon Sacks, David S. Seres, Patricia Worthington, Peggi Guenter
2014 Nutrition in clinical practice  
Acknowledgments This unfunded project was completed by authors and reviewers using their time as volunteers. The A.S.P.E.N. Board of Directors provided final approval.  ...  completed a review of studies to examine the association between computerization of physician orders and prescribing medication orders. 8 Computerized orders were associated with a 43% reduction in  ...  A critical step in efforts to improve the safety of PN is the implementation of quality improvement programs designed to track and analyze errors associated with PN administration. 8 However, only 39.9%  ... 
doi:10.1177/0884533614531294 pmid:24759761 fatcat:vt32bt4y2vhbtduzruqazamp2i

Perspectives on Diagnostic Failure and Patient Safety

Pat Croskerry
2012 Healthcare Quarterly  
understand its nature and consequences and to incorporate it into a more comprehensive approach toward medical decision-making.  ...  Even if a physician has the wrong diagnosis and prescribes an inappropriate treatment, the patient's illness might still improve.  ...  About the Author Brought to you by: "Except in cases of significant affective arousal, we cannot expect that one-shot interventions will be sufficient. " See page 54. jobs.longwoods.com  ... 
doi:10.12927/hcq.2012.22841 fatcat:fehr6seatnetnjyesdeemszn7y

Impact of an inpatient electronic prescribing system on prescribing error causation: a qualitative evaluation in an English hospital

Seetal Jheeta Puaar, Bryony Dean Franklin
2017 BMJ Quality and Safety  
A comprehensive understanding of underlying causes is essential for developing effective interventions to improve prescribing safety.  ...  Our objectives were to explore prescribers' perspectives of the causes of errors occurring with EP and to make recommendations to maximise benefits and minimise risks.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge XX and YY for their contribution to development of the interview schedule.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2017-006631 pmid:29018058 fatcat:bnjbxfwn6nagpbjd3st3rfm6la

A systematic review of the psychological literature on interruption and its patient safety implications

Simon Y W Li, Farah Magrabi, Enrico Coiera
2012 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
safety and task efficiency.  ...  On the basis of interruption profiles for generic tasks, it was found that clinical tasks can be distinguished into three broad types: procedural, problem-solving, and decision-making.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank the reviewers for helpful suggestions for improvement.  ... 
doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2010-000024 pmid:21946236 pmcid:PMC3240749 fatcat:ek6t57c6pjbyhoecwreu3nvaeu

Patient Safety in Internal Medicine [chapter]

Micaela La Regina, Alessandra Vecchié, Aldo Bonaventura, Domenico Prisco
2020 Textbook of Patient Safety and Clinical Risk Management  
After the epidemiological transition to chronic/degenerative diseases, patients admitted to hospital are often poly-pathological and so requiring a global approach as in IM.  ...  As such transition was not associated—with rare exceptions—to hospital re-organization of beds and workforce, IM wards are often overcrowded, burdened by off-wards patients and subjected to high turnover  ...  Acknowledgments The authors gratefully thank Roberto Nardi, MD for his very helpful and accurate review and Julia Bashore, BS for the language check of this chapter.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-59403-9_17 fatcat:athdt6l7crhf7jwgfvesthn5lq

Safety Warnings for Automation [chapter]

Mark R. Lehto, Mary F. Lesch, William J. Horrey
2009 Springer Handbook of Automation  
to make decisions.  ...  From the perspective of warnings design, these approaches can be used to check which cues are actually used by people when they make safetyrelated decisions and how this information is integrated.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-78831-7_39 fatcat:key56ebp7rggtox3vqegi75mam

Routine deprescribing of chronic medications to combat polypharmacy

Doron Garfinkel, Birkan Ilhan, Gulistan Bahat
2015 Therapeutic Advances in Drug Safety  
In Canada, Moorhouse and Mallery developed the Palliative and Therapeutic Harmonization (PATH) (PATH) program, which provides a standardized, clinical approach to decision making for patients who are frail  ...  Two reviews have concentrated on the effectiveness of computerized decision-making support system interventions designed to improve IMUP in older people.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2042098615613984 pmid:26668713 pmcid:PMC4667766 fatcat:tfqmqwh3wjhgzgl7545vnjxevy

Safety First is Safety Always – Opportunities and Challenges on Safety Management of Hazardous Employments in India

Pradeep M.D.
2019 International journal of management, technology, and social science  
The Health and Safety Policies aims to create a healthy workplace by reducing hazards affecting the performance of employees.  ...  Organization should provide a safe and healthy environment for its employees. Safety is concerned with the protection of the physical health of employees in the workplace.  ...  Participation of trade union in the safety decision making will reduce friction while enforcing the safety norms.  ... 
doi:10.47992/ijmts.2581.6012.0064 fatcat:kwhkaogs3rc37f652fck3lg6jy
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