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Accreditation Canada. Required Organizational Practices handbooks. Ottawa, ON: Accreditation Canada. 

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Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). How-to Guide: Prevent harm from high-alert medications. Cambridge, MA: IHI; 2012. 

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). Improve core processes for administering medications. Cambridge, MA: IHI; 2016.

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