Medication Errors features more than 30 experts from pharmacy, medicine, nursing and risk management to provide the best, most current thinking about medication errors. Their contributions make this the most comprehensive, authoritative examination of the causes of medication errors and strategies to prevent them. This resource provides the acute care, long-term care, ambulatory care, pharmaceutical industry, regulatory affairs and academia with practical guidance to make patients who take or receive medications safer.
"This book is unique in the field. It should be a mandatory read for all pharmacy students and is certainly a valuable addition to any academic, industrial, or personal library."
-- Thomas Jacobsen, Pharm.D., M.S., R.Ph. (GlaxoSmithKline) Doody's Review
This book is written for those in an industry, retail, hospital, academia or other setting which involves medication usage. The editor is a nationally known expert on medication errors and is president of the Institute of Safe Medication Practices.