Improving heparin safety: a multidisciplinary invited conference.
Peterson C, Ham CW, Vanderveen T. Hosp Pharm. 2008;43:491-497.
This article summarizes results from a conference regarding heparin errors, their epidemiology, and error types along with ways to increase safety.
Preparing your hospital for compliance with The Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals.
Murdaugh L, Jordin R. Hosp Pharm. 2008;43:728-733.
Preventing errors relating to commonly used anticoagulants.
Sentinel Event Alert. September 24, 2008;(41):1-4.
Anticoagulant safety practices call for pharmacist supervision.
Scott A. Drug Topics (Health-System Edition). November 10, 2008.
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Proper positioning of pharmacy label on Hospira PCA vials will avoid interference with scanning.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 14, 2008;13:1-3.