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Medication error reporting: A qualitative analysis of incentives, barriers, and facilitators as perceived by health care professionals in Nova Scotia
Rationale: Opportunities to improve patient safety are hindered by wide-spread under-reporting of medication errors. Data from these reports can be used to improve processes, identify areas for progress, and prevent similar ...
Identifying, understanding, and overcoming barriers to medication error reporting in hospitals in Nova Scotia, Canada
Rationale: While there has been an increase in the awareness of the safety of the medication-use system in recent years, health professional reporting of medication errors continues to be problematic. Objectives: The ...
Nontraditional doctor of pharmacy programs: Where can Canadian pharmacists go?
While the PharmD debate continues in Canada, there are many opportunities for phamacists to increase their clinical skills in the United States.
Potentially inappropriate prescribing of benzodiazepines for older adults and risk of falls during a hospital stay: A descriptive study
Background: Falls have been identified as a potential adverse event associated with the administration of psychotropic medications to older patients. Objective: The objective of this exploratory study was to examine the ...
Management competencies for Canadian health executives: views from the field.
In August 2003, a national survey of 485 (56% response rate) Canadian health service managers and executives ranked the importance and assessed their proficiency in 31 managerial competencies. While the survey respondents ...
Medication management: Perceptions and opinions of Canadian hospital executives
Background: Issues relating to access to new medications, medication safety, and the quality of medication use are important to many Canadian hospital executives and managers. Objective: To obtain the opinions of hospital ...
The roles of community pharmacists in managing patients with diabetes: Perceptions of health care professionals in Nova Scotia
Background: Community pharmacists could reduce the clinical and economic burden of diabetes by participating in diabetes management. Pharmacists' roles in collaboration with other health care professionals should be ...