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Safety

September/October 2015 Issue
Addressing Ambulatory Patient Safety in Your Practice [Feature]

Reducing errors in care requires establishing a culture of safety, systematic reporting, consistent follow-up, and sustained commitment.


May/June 2014 Issue
Safe Opioids [SPPACES: App Reviews]

The Safe Opioids app provides resources and tools to help clinicians safely prescribe opioid medications for pain.


March/April 2013 Issue
A Practical Guide to Emergency Preparedness for Office-Based Family Physicians [Feature]

Medical emergencies may not be common in the office setting, but that's precisely why you need to practice your response to them.


November/December 2011 Issue
Rethinking Your Approach to Prescription "Refills" [Feature]

Treating every prescription as a new prescription encourages appropriate care, decreases practice costs and reduces medicolegal risks.


Mar-Apr 2009 Issue
Five Ways to Respond to a Medical Mistake [The Last Word]

You can make things right if you don’t give in to shame, defensiveness and fear.


Apr 2008 Issue
A Systematic Approach to Identifying Drug-Seeking Patients [Feature]

When patients present with suspicious complaints of pain, these seven steps can help you prevent the misuse of prescription drugs.


Jan 2008 Issue
Demystifying Computer Networks for Small Practices [Feature]

With the right features and proper security, your network can improve your practice's efficiency and make your job easier.


Jul-Aug 2007 Issue
The Art of Apology: When and How to Seek Forgiveness [Feature]

If a medical mistake in your practice is worthy of an apology, make sure you offer it skillfully.


Mar 2007 Issue
Avoiding Counterfeit Drugs [Patient Education]


Mar 2007 Issue
Helping Your Patients Avoid Counterfeit Medications [Feature]

Four simple steps will help safeguard patients from this growing threat to their pocketbooks and their health.


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