Across healthcare, organizations are increasingly focused on improving patient safety. Yet in the prehospital setting, there is a paucity of information about the safety of care, in spite of the well- known and documented idiosyncrasies. One component of prehospital care that is particularly understudied, yet highly influential to patient safety is medication administration.
Misasi, P. & Keebler, J.R. (2019). Medication safety in emergency medical services: approaching an evidence-based method of verification to reduce errors.
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Title of Written Assignment:
Discuss the role of medication as being either lifesaving or life changing-death with regards to
reducing errors during the pharmacotherapy process within the pre-hospital setting.
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