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Drivers not always told about their prescriptions' potentially ...

Patients who had been prescribed sedatives and narcotics were most likely to report receiving information about potential impairment, while those ...

Short-term oral corticosteroid use common, but may pose risks ...

Researchers conducted a retrospective cohort study and self-controlled case series to determine the frequency of prescriptions for less than 30 days ...

Drug overdoses leading cause of injury death in US, report ...

Half of the annual overdose deaths are related to prescription drugs, which more than 2 million Americans misuse, the report stated.

Bupivacaine, propofol could be easily confused, safety group ...

A medication safety coalition last week warned that local anesthetic bupivacaine (Exparel) looks similar to propofol, and its accidental use could ...

ACP supports acetaminophen awareness and education ...

The College has lent its support to Know Your Dose, a public awareness campaign from the Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition that educates patients ...

Reducing the risks of opioid management | ACP Internist

... Each clinical and administrative staff member should have essential knowledge of chronic pain, medication safety and office policies. ...

With EHRs or paper, outpatient practices can improve safety ...

... Q: What are some of those “purely outpatient” issues? A: The first is medication safety, which encompasses medication errors in prescribing. ...

Two-thirds of adverse drug event hospitalizations in elderly ...

... Overall, efforts to improve medication safety in older adults should focus on areas likely to yield the largest, and most measurable and clinically ...

Electronic prescriptions reduce errors sevenfold | ACP ...

... To evaluate the effects of e-prescribing on medication safety, researchers looked at prescriptions written by clinicians at 12 community practices in ...

ACP Internist: February 2009

... in order to practice medicine won't necessarily have the intended effect." The study, which analyzed 233, 537 medication safety alerts generated by ...

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