The first page includes a simple table organized by category of medicine. This table includes space for alcohol and recreational drugs. The second page includes directions with personal information and general medical information. This document can be trifolded to fit into a wallet. PDF version
The first page includes minimal directions with personal information and general medical information. The list of medicines starts on the first page and continues to the second page. The list is not organized into a table form. This PDF version allows data to be entered in and printed but not saved. PDF version
I have found during my experience as both a nurse and quality professional that frontline staff’s perception of medical errors is of a punitive nature. Even questions asked about what could potentially harm your patient today, while in your care, provoke that look of fear and sometimes even defensiveness. There truly appears to be a…
The first page includes a fairly detailed table with no specific organization. The second page includes personal information, general medical information and a recommended list of questions to ask health care providers. PDF version
The deep-water oil blow-out and recently capped “leak” (which seems like an inadequate word) in the Gulf is nauseating in its own right when one considers the environmental effects. Because this is a patient safety blog I’ll turn my thoughts a bit to disasters and tragedies and how they make me reflect on safety issues….
This free application for your iPhone or iPod Touch allows you to manage and reference information about your medicines through an informative database. The database can link to your schedule and contacts. You can also keep separate lists for each of your family members or dependents. Link to download
Welcome to the inaugural blog of the Washington Patient Safety Coalition! We welcome your comments and suggestions for topics. In May I had the opportunity to attend the National Patient Safety Foundation Congress for the first time. I’ll share my two major impressions, one of which is directly related to the event’s content and the other…
The first page includes personal information and general medical information. The second page contains a simple table for listing medications, their purpose, and when and how many to take each day. PDF version