The hazardous medication-ordering practices in the accompanying table are the focus of a provincial initiative led by the Health Quality Council of Alberta to improve patient safety across the continuum of care. This is not just a prescriber issue--it is a culture of practice issue that is perpetuated in many ways throughout the health-care system, often inadvertently by the myriad of ways health professionals communicate about medication orders.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Alberta RN / Alberta Association of Registered Nurses|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2007|
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