Assessment of the implementation of a national patient safety alert to reduce wrong site surgery.
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Medication errors among adults and children with cancer in the outpatient setting.
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Results of a medication reconciliation survey from the 2006 Society of Hospital Medicine national meeting.
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Using implementation safety indicators for CPOE implementation.
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Evaluating service delivery interventions to enhance patient safety.
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Disclosing errors to patients: perspectives of registered nurses.
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Medication safety teams' guided implementation of electronic medication administration records in five nursing homes.
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Physician autonomy and informed decision making: finding the balance for patient safety and quality.
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