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This commentary describes organizational and individual factors that affect safety in the intensive care unitand offers recommendations to prevent medical errors in this environment, including promoting transparency, focusing on systems-related causes for failures rather than blaming individuals, and standardizing procedures and equipment.
A systematic review of adult admissions to ICUs related to adverse drug events.
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Preventing medication errors in neonatology: is it a dream?
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A multifaceted program for improving quality of care in intensive care units: IATROREF study.
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Medication errors during medical emergencies in a large, tertiary care, academic medical center.
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