MEDICATION SAFETY: Medication Errors Related to Product Names

Generali, Joyce
March 2006
Hospital Pharmacy;Mar2006, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p295
Academic Journal
Presents the abstract of the article "Medication Errors Related to Product Names," published in a 2005 issue of the "Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety."


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