Acute Care Volume 24, Issue 11

Medication Safety Alert! June 6, 2019

In this week's issue:

Featured article

Manual independent double checks of certain high-alert medications have been widely promoted in healthcare to help detect potentially harmful errors before they reach patients.1,2 Many practitioners, including both new and experienced, have very strong beliefs in the effectiveness and utility of independent double checks, helping to explain their proliferation in practice.3 These positive attitudes about independent double checks are associated with practitioners’ worries about their own human errors. Thus, many perceive the primary purpose of independent double checks as a means of sharing...

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