Family-initiated dialogue about medications during family-centered rounds.
Benjamin JM, Cox ED, Trapskin PJ, et al. Pediatrics. 2015;135:94-101.
This observational study found that more than half of parents of hospitalized children initiated conversations about medications during family-centered rounds. Common topics included scheduling (i.e., frequency or duration) or adverse drug reactions. These results underscore the importance of patient engagement in medication use and safety.
Improving heparin safety: a multidisciplinary invited conference.
Peterson C, Ham CW, Vanderveen T. Hosp Pharm. 2008;43:491-497.
Characteristics of medication errors and adverse drug events in hospitals participating in the California Pediatric Patient Safety Initiative.
Takata GS, Taketomo CK, Waite S; for the California Pediatric Patient Safety Initiative. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2008;65:2036-2044.
Identifying causes of adverse events detected by an automated trigger tool through in-depth analysis.
Muething SE, Conway PH, Kloppenborg E, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:435-439.
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Engaging patients in medication reconciliation via a patient portal following hospital discharge.
Heyworth L, Paquin AM, Clark J, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014;21:e157-e162.