TITLE

Relationships between ambient sounds and the accuracy of pharmacists' prescription-filling

AUTHOR(S)
Flynn, Elizabeth Allan; Barker, Kenneth N.
PUB. DATE
December 1996
SOURCE
Human Factors;Dec1996, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p614
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the association between ambient sounds and accuracy of pharmacists' prescription filling performance in a pharmacy. Videotape analysis of detecting predictable, unpredictable, uncontrollable, and controllable sounds; Results in the quality of pharmacists' performance; Effect of controllability of sound on medication errors.
ACCESSION #
9706102960

 

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