Improving the safety of using medications in Spanish hospitals

Objectives

  • Preparation of a questionnaire for completely evaluating in full retail the safety of the system for using medications in Spanish hospitals.
  • Ascertain the situation at the nationwide level (and/or by Autonomous Communities) of the safety of the systems for using medications in hospitals.
  • Avail of working material which will facilitate the implementation at the hospitals of practices aimed at improving the safety of high-risk medications.

Results:

Self-check questionnaire on the safety of the system for using medications in hospitals. Madrid: Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs; 2007. [Spanish]

Evaluation of the safety of the systems for using medications at Spanish hospitals. Summary. Madrid: Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs; 2008. [English]

Practices for improving the safety of high-risk medications. Madrid: Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs; 2008. [Spanish]

Recommendations for the Safe Use of Intravenous Potassium. Madrid: Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs; 2009. [Spanish]

Evolución de la implantación de prácticas seguras de utilización de medicamentos en los hospitales españoles. Madrid: Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality;  2007-2011. [Spanish]