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AHRQ Patient Safety Network ► Contemporary View of Medication-Related Harm. A New Paradigm.

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Contemporary View of Medication-Related Harm. A New Paradigm.

Rockville, MD: National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention; 2015.

Medication errors are a common factor in health care–associated harm. Lack of clarity on types of medication-related incidents has the potential to create confusion and hinder improvement efforts. This tool provides a decision tree to distinguish whether an incident is an adverse drug reactionadverse drug event, or medication error and determine if it was preventable.

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