ISMP Medication Error Report Analysis

Cohen, Michael R.; Smetzer, Judy L.
November 2007
Hospital Pharmacy;Nov2007, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p982
Academic Journal
The article covers issues related to medication errors. Failure to cap intravenous (IV) tubing and disinfect IV ports puts patients at risk for infections. Fast order entry and improved prescribing efficiency were among the most desirable consequences of computerized provider order entry (CPOE). It presents a review of important postmarketing brand name changes fostered by practitioner error reports.


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