An estimated 1 in 20 patients are admitted to the hospital due to problems with their medication and 1 in 100 hospitalized patients are harmed due to medication errors during their stay. The prescribing of medications is the most common health care intervention and medication safety is relevant to all health care professionals and patients, in all

part 1|2 pages


chapter 2|14 pages

Prescribing and Monitoring Medication

chapter 3|16 pages

Dispensing Medication

chapter 4|10 pages

Administration of Medication

part 6|2 pages


chapter 7|12 pages

Measuring Medication Errors

chapter 8|16 pages

Psychological Theories

chapter 9|12 pages

Educational Theories

chapter 11|14 pages

Systems Perspective and Design

chapter 12|14 pages

Improvement Science

chapter 13|18 pages

Safety Culture

part 14|2 pages


chapter 15|14 pages

Incident Reporting and Feedback Approaches

chapter 16|16 pages

Educational Interventions

chapter 18|14 pages

Interventions for Safer Work Systems

chapter 21|10 pages

Innovations in Dispensing

chapter 22|14 pages

Patient Involvement in Medication Safety

chapter 23|2 pages