TITLE

Medication Errors

AUTHOR(S)
Gupta, Girish
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Perinatology: Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Care;Nov2007, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p272
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on safe medication use to avoid errors in selection and ordering, order transcription, drug formulation and drug dispensing. It is suggested that healthcare professionals should learn the five rights of safe medication use concerning the patients, time, drug, dose and route of administration. It is suggested that neonatologists, neonatal nurses, and hospital administrator must work as a team for improvement.
ACCESSION #
31689889

 

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