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Author Rantucci, Melanie J.

Title Focus on safe medication practices / Melanie J. Rantucci, Christine Stewart, Ian Stewart
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health, [2009]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  615.6 Ran/Fos  AVAILABLE
Description 218 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Defining the issues -- Why medication incidents occur -- Prevention of medication incidents: risk management to improve patient safety -- Common causes of medication incidents and prevention strategies -- Underlying root causes and prevention strategies -- Causes and preventive strategies in specialty practices -- Technological solutions promoting safe medication practices -- Dealing with medication incidents in pharmacy -- Instituting safe medication practices in pharmacy
Summary "This book helps you understand how and why medication errors occur. Most importantly, it gives you the skills and knowledge needed to reduce the risk of medication incidents as well as procedures for handling an incident if one occurs. The text includes careful guidelines, prevention strategies, thought-provoking questions, and plenty of case studies - all to help you improve patient safety."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Medical errors.
Medication errors -- Prevention.
Medication Errors -- prevention & control.
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions.
Pharmaceutical Services -- organization & administration.
Risk Management -- organization & administration.
Author Stewart, Christine, 1962-
Stewart, Ian, 1961-
LC no. 2008011006
ISBN 9780781770781 (alk. paper)