Corpus ID: 80126965

High-Alert Medications

  title={High-Alert Medications},
  author={C. Blank},
  • C. Blank
  • Published 13 October 2017
  • Medicine
  • Formulary
High-alert drugs pose a significant threat to patient safety. There are safeguards that pharmacists should put in place to reduce the risk. 
7 Citations
Nursing, Pharmacy, and Prescriber Knowledge and Perceptions of High-Alert Medications in a Large, Academic Medical Hospital
O Ongoing discipline-specific education is required to ensure that individuals accept accountability in the medication use process and to close knowledge gaps on high-alert medications and risk-reduction strategies. Expand
Type 2 Diabetes Drugs: A Review
Understanding the wide variety of medications available will assist clinicians in guiding their patients through the complexities of diabetes self-care to promote optimal glucose control. Expand
Evidence-Based Quality Improvement: A recipe for improving medication safety and handover of care
Through the studies in this thesis, the requirements for evidence-based quality improvement (EBQI) of two processes with high potential for errors: the medication process and handover of care are researched. Expand
What Do Current Information and Evidence Suggest to Us for Oxytocin Use During Caesarean Section?
The latest information and evidence for rational oxytocin use are addressed to address the latest practices related to the use of oxytocIn during caesarean sections. Expand
Comprehensive Staff Education and Implementation of a Checklist Tool to Increase Staff Adherence to Pitocin Titration Protocols
The results showed a statistically significant increase in staff adherence to the Pitocin titration protocol and a trend of improvement in most measured patient outcomes. Expand
An evaluation of the quality of care for women with low risk pregnanacy: The use of evidence-based practice during labour and childbirth in four public hospitals in Tehran.
There is potential for quality improvement and economic savings in Tehran maternity hospitals as good practice and areas for improvement as practices fail to meet evidence based standards are shown. Expand
Nurse’s knowledge and Practice regarding Medication Errors in Critical Care Units: Descriptive study
The mean nurse's knowledge and practice were low regarding medication administration errors in critical care units and the study recommended implementation of comprehensive, interactive, and continuous educational programs regarding drug administration errors. Expand