Medication Safety : A Guide for Health Care Facilities, Hardback Book

Medication Safety : A Guide for Health Care Facilities Hardback

Edited by Henri R. Manasse, Kasey K. Thompson


Medication safety is the most challenging goal for pharmacy practice and patient safety professionals in all health care facilities.

This book serves as an essential reference guide for planning and implementing a medication safety program.

Written by nationally-recognized experts, Medication Safety: A Guide for Health Care Facilities provides a comprehensive analysis of principles and practices associated with the prevention and identification of medication errors, as well as interdisciplinary, facility-wide recommendations for achieving medication safety in all settings. This book is divided into four sections so users can easily find the information they need: the Importance of Medication Safety, the Medication Safety Team, Building a Safe Medication Use System, and Measuring Medication Safety. Chapters include information on: Business and financial justification for patient safetyBest practices and scientific evidenceInternal reporting and educationLeadership in patient safetyMedication safety in clinical trialsMedication safety assessment toolsThe role of the pharmacist in medication safetySafe use of technology in medication safetyPoison centersUse of drug information resources...and more!


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 392 pages
  • Publisher: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Pharmacology
  • ISBN: 9781585280896


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