Developing a systematic approach to safer medication use during pregnancy: summary of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention–convened meeting.
Broussard CS, Frey MT, Hernandez-Diaz S, et al. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014;211:208-214.e1.
This commentary summarizes findings from a multidisciplinary panel, convened as part of a broad-basedobstetric medication safety improvement initiative, which discussed best practices to identify, evaluate, and disseminate evidence with the goal of providing guidance on these processes and developing a systematic approach for other teams initiating similar efforts.
Reducing the risk of adverse drug events in older adults.
Pretorius RW, Gataric G, Swedlund SK, Miller JR. Am Fam Physician. 2013;87:331-336.
Independent double checks: undervalued and misused.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. June 13, 2013;18:1-4.
Eliminating Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections.
Chicago, IL: Health Research & Educational Trust; July 2013.
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