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Misuse of therapeutic drugs. Medication errors

  • Detection and Prevention of Adverse Drug Eventsby R. Beuscart; W. Hackl; C. Nøhr

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 153.00

    Presents papers from the workshop 'Patient Safety through Intelligent Procedures in medication' focusing on: identification of ADE and medication errors in hospital settings; the role of human and organizational factors on ADE and medication errors; and information and communication technologies to prevent or correct ADEs and medication errors. more...

  • Happy-People-Pills For Allby Mark Walker

    Wiley 2013; US$ 84.95

    Happy-People-Pills for All explores current theories of happiness while demonstrating the need to develop advanced pharmacological agents for the enhancement of our capacity for happiness and wellbeing. Presents the first detailed exploration of the enhancement of happiness A controversial yet rigorous argument that demonstrates the moral imperative... more...

  • I'm Dancing as Fast as I Canby Barbara Gordon

    Moyer Bell and its subsidiaries 2011; US$ 15.99

    Barbara had it all: a successful career as an award-winning documentary film maker, a strong relationship, and plenty of friends. But a lingering problem with anxiety drew her into a dangerous Valium addiction. Her story is an honest, gripping look into addiction, her ill-advised cold-turkey withdrawal and the hospitalizations that followed, the worst... more...

  • Overcoming Prescription Drug Addictionby Rod Colvin

    Addicus Books 2008; US$ 15.95

    This newly revised third edition delves into the most widely abused narcotic in the U.S.—prescription drugs. The book offers help to those suffering from this type of addiction as well as their families. The topics discussed include dynamics of addiction and the newest treatment options, who is at risk for addiction, why more teens are abusing... more...

  • Prescription Drug Abuseby Mark James Estren

    Ronin Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Severe, chronic pain affects at least 116 million Americans every year. But there are fewer than 4,000 pain specialists in the United States, and many insurers won?t cover physical therapy. But powerful pain medicines? They will certainly cover those. Prescriptions for powerful pain killers doubled between 1994 and 2008 — and abuse skyrocketed as... more...

  • Preventing Medication Errors and Improving Drug Therapy Outcomesby Charles D. Hepler; Richard Segal

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 231.00

    Read this book in order to learn: Why medicines often fail to produce the desired result and how such failures can be avoided How to think about drug product safety and effectiveness How the main participants in a medications use system can improve outcomes and how professional and personal values, attitudes, and ethical reasoning fit into drug... more...

  • Wall of Silenceby Rosemary Gibson; Janardan Prasad Singh

    Regnery Publishing 2003; US$ 24.95

    WALL OF SILENCE Why is there no national reporting of medical mistakes? Why are hospitals spending hundreds of millions of dollars on aesthetic repairs while nurses flee hospitals in droves? Why must patients and their families plead with hospitals to achnowledge harm done? How can we prevent millions more from falling victim to medial mistakes... more...

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