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How clinical guidelines contribute to medication errors

Written by | 16 Feb 2024

A study1` of more than 28,000 medication incident reports found 608 reports of moderate-severe harm or death when using guidelines. Further analysis showed that difficulties in finding and […]

Doctor and pharmacist revamp standard processes for ordering and documenting mifepristone use

Written by | 25 Sep 2023

Clinical researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School partnered with the university health system’s compliance department to create standard processes for ordering and documenting mifepristone administration, which […]

Are antipsychotic drugs being appropriately prescribed to homebound patients with dementia?

Written by | 8 Sep 2023

New research published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society indicates that antipsychotics are likely overprescribed and used inappropriately among patients with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) receiving […]

New orally available drug for spinal cord injury found to be safe and tolerable in healthy participants

Written by | 12 Aug 2023

New research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London has demonstrated the safety and tolerability of a new drug treatment designed as […]

Most antidepressants prescribed for chronic pain lack reliable evidence of efficacy or safety, scientists warn

Written by | 12 May 2023

Most antidepressants used for chronic pain are being prescribed with “insufficient” evidence of their effectiveness, scientists have warned. A major investigation into medications used to manage long-term pain […]

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