Chapter 4 Section 4

  °Æ§@¥Î  Complications

Drug-Induced Photosensitivity

  • Sponsor: Pediatric Pharmacotherapy, a monthly review from Children’s Medical Center, University of Virginia.
  • Lengthy table of medications that induce photosensitivity, published in 1998. Other issues of the journal are available from Journal Link.

Harmful Effects of Medications on the Adult Digestive System

  • Sponsor: National Digestive Diseases Clearinghouse, National Institutes of Health.
  • A fact sheet on drug-induced injuries to the digestive system.

Institute for Safe Medication Practices

  • Sponsor: Institute for Safe Medication Practices, a nonprofit organization.
  • FAQs for patients on how to safely take medication and links to the larger U.S. associations of health care professionals.
  • Lists medical textbook errata concerning medications.

National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention

  • Sponsor: MCC MERP, a coordinating body of 19 national organizations interested in reducing medication errors (e.g., American Association of Retired Persons, American Medical Association).
  • Click on “About Medication Errors?to see a taxonomy of errors and a tracking system for them.
  • Includes a form to report medication errors, news releases, and recommendations.