Top 10 Articles of 2022, #1-5

In this post, we’re offering summaries and comments on articles from BMJ Quality & Safety’s Top 10 Articles of 2022. To check out the full list of our 24 finalists, click here, and to see more on Articles #6-10, click here. Additionally, to learn more about the Top Article selection process, click here. To briefly […]

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Top 10 articles of 2022, #6-10

In this post, we’re offering summaries and comments on articles from BMJ Quality & Safety’s Top 10 Articles of 2022. To check out the full list of our 24 finalists, click here, and to learn more about the Top Article selection process, click here. To briefly summarize, the editors and the Editorial Board used data […]

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Introducing the Top Research Articles of 2022

Choosing the top articles published in BMJ Quality and Safety is a challenge every year, and 2022 was no exception. We saw ­­­­­­­a high number of submissions, with a broad range of topics and study designs. As ever, our editors and editorial board had some difficult choices to make in selecting the top Research Articles […]

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Realising the untapped potential of indication documentation and indication-based prescribing

At present, there are a number of agreed-upon ‘right’ components to prescribing: the right patient, the right medication, the right dose, the right route, the right formulation, to be given at the right time. A conversation has been growing that suggests that another component should be added to this list: the ‘right’ indication1-4. This additional […]

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Top 10 Articles of 2021, Part 1

In this post, we’re offering summaries and comments on articles from BMJ Quality & Safety’s Top 10 Articles of 2021. To check out the full list of our 21 finalists, click here. The editors and the Editorial Board used data such as citation rates and social media engagement in addition to their own judgement to […]

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Introducing the Top Articles of 2021

While choosing the top articles published in BMJ Quality and Safety is a challenge every year, 2021 saw a higher number of submissions than those seen prior to 2020. Nearly one in five submissions related to COVID-19. The editors and editorial board of the journal therefore had some difficult choices to make in selecting the […]

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Rapid Improvements in Medication Safety with Bedside Learning Coordinators in the Nightingale Learning System

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Health Service (NHS) in England rapidly created the NHS Nightingale Hospital London (‘the Nightingale’) – a field hospital providing additional clinical capacity to support the NHS. This unique clinical environment presented both familiar and new, complex challenges in ensuring safe use of medicines. As part of the creation of […]

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Top 10 articles of 2020, Part 2

In this post, we’re offering the second half of our summaries and comments on articles from BMJ Quality & Safety’s Top 10 of 2020. To check out the full list of our 20 finalists, click here. The editors and the Editorial Board used data such as citation rates and social media engagement in addition to […]

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Top 10 articles of 2020, Part 1

In this post, we’re offering summaries and comments on articles from BMJ Quality & Safety’s Top 10 of 2020. To check out the full list of our 20 finalists, click here. The editors and the Editorial Board used data such as citation rates and social media engagement in addition to their own judgement to create […]

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Introducing the Top Articles of 2020

While choosing the top articles published in BMJ Quality & Safety is a challenge every year, 2020 saw even greater numbers of submissions than in previous years. The editors and editorial board of the journal therefore had some difficult choices to make about the top articles of the year, taking into account downloads, citations, Altmetrics […]

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