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      • Medication Instructions and Texts: A Dangerous Interaction

        Published Feb 02 2018, 06:17 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • medication safety
        • mobile technology
        • medication errors
        • patient safety

        Safety experts are warning hospital leaders to take a strong stance against communicating medication orders via text.

      • To Err Is Human

        Published Dec 06 2017, 03:15 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CDC
        • Center for Disease Control
        • medication errors
        • US News & World Report
        • nursing documentation
        • Patient Safety
        • Falls
        • medical errors
        • hospital-acquired infections

        Medical errors are a leading cause of death. Learn some proven tips for safer patient care.

      • The Nurse’s Role in Medication Safety

        Published Sep 14 2016, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • Joint Commission Resources
        • medication safety
        • JCR
        • LASA medications
        • medication errors

        Focus on Preventing Errors with Look-alike Sound-alike Medications

      • Why it’s Vital to Standardize Nursing Bedside Care

        Published Oct 28 2015, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • improvement in health care
        • Health care quality
        • health care improvement
        • healthcare improvement
        • health care safety
        • nurse-to-nurse bedside
        • bedside report
        • shift handover
        • medication errors
        • patient safety
        • Patient satisfaction
        • Communication errors
        • patient handover
        • nurse satisfaction healthcare quality

        And why it’s dangerous not to. 

      • Three Ways to Minimize Your Risk of a Medication Error

        Published May 28 2014, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • nurses
        • medication errors
        • medication administration

        Nearly a third of drug errors occur during medication administration—a typical nurse duty. But nurses can take steps to guard against such mistakes. 

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