Hospitals put pharmacists in the ER to cut medication errors.
Silverman L. Morning Edition. National Public Radio. June 9, 2014.
This radio segment discusses the experience of a pediatric medical center that hired pharmacists for its emergency department to review medication orders before the medicine is dispensed and administered in an effort to prevent medication errors.
Effect of pharmacists on medication errors in an emergency department.
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Medication errors recovered by emergency department pharmacists.
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Improving medication safety with accurate preadmission medication lists and postdischarge education.
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