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AHRQ Patient Safety Network: Reporting medication errors: residents with diabetes.

AHRQ Patient Safety Network

AHRQ Patient Safety Network

Reporting medication errors: residents with diabetes.

Milligan F, Gadsby R, Ghaleb M, et al. Nurs Resid Care. 2014;16:617-621.

Patients in nursing homes are particularly vulnerable to medication errors. Exploring the unique factors that affect medication safety in nursing home residents with diabetes, this review emphasizes the contrasting need to establish a safety culture while promoting incident reporting of errors, which has been inconsistent in this setting due to fear of blame.

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