ISMP QuarterWatch Reports.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices.
This Web site provides quarterly reports that identify and analyze new risks related to medications and adverse drug events reported to the US Food and Drug Administration. The May 2015 update discusses reported problems associated with a popular sleep aid and two diabetes medications.
ISMP's second QuarterWatch report shows sharp increase in reports of serious adverse drug events.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. October 23, 2008;13:1-3.
Medication errors related to product names.
Santell JP, Cousins DD. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2005;31:649-654.
Partners in safety: implementing a community-based patient safety advisory council.
Leonhardt KK, Bonin D, Pagel P. Wisc Med J. 2006;105;54-59.
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Jenkins RH, Vaida AJ. Fam Pract Manag. 2007;14:41-47.