TITLE

Conundrums within a culture of safety

AUTHOR(S)
Rinehart, James R.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;7/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 14, p1206
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author discusses the mysteries of safety culture in pharmacy in the U.S. He finds the culture dynamic and fragile, while providing a predictable work environment. He points out that the culture requires pharmacy to share responsibility with the other disciplines to modify medication use, medication system integrity, and medication safety. He predicts that these safety riddles will continue as health still evolve.
ACCESSION #
51870290

 

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