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ICU Management

ESICM LIVES 2013: Can We Prevent Medication Errors in the ICU?

2013 08 Oct

Medication errors can be prevented, but there is no one simple solution, according to the expert speakers at ESICM LIVES 2013. Medication errors in the ICU are frequent, with a negative impact on patients. Andreas Valentin (Austria) suggested that to improve the situation, intensivists need to raise awareness, prevent errors and develop a culture of... Read more

Executive Health Management

European Medicines Agency Issues Six Key Recommendations to Tackle Medication Errors

2013 27 May

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has issued six key recommendations to tackle the issue of medication errors causing harm in the European Union (EU). These recommendations are described in the medication-errors workshop report. This workshop was held by the Agency from 28 February to 1 March 2013 to raise awareness of this important public-health... Read more