Special Issue "Medications Safety Issues"

A special issue of Pharmacy (ISSN 2226-4787).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2020) | Viewed by 133

Special Issue Editor

Prof. Dr. Hanan Khalil
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Guest Editor
School of Public Health, Latrobe University, Melbourne, Vic 3000, Australia
Interests: medication safety; evidence-based health care; implementation science

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Medication safety plays an essential role in all healthcare organizations; focusing on improvement in this area is paramount to wider quality and safety programs. Many interventions to address medication errors have been described in the literature, including use of computer-assisted management, computerized physician pre-scribing systems, barcoding and robotics, as well as clinician training and education, system changes and guideline implementation. These interventions have had varied results in terms of improving patient safety and reducing adverse events in both the hospital and primary care setting.

We invite you to share your approaches and successes in addressing medication safety. We hope this Special Issue will inspire researchers to share their own practices, adopt new approaches and innovate to make improvements.

Prof. Dr. Hanan Khalil
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • Medications Safety
  • Medications Errors
  • Safety
  • Primary Care
  • Hospital

Published Papers

There is no accepted submissions to this special issue at this moment.
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