Prevention of Medication Errors- A Stepahead In Providing Better Patient Safety

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PharmaTutor (June - 2017)


ISSN: 2347 - 7881
(Volume 5, Issue 6)


Received On: 20/02/2017; Accepted On: 07/03/2017; Published On: 01/06/2017


Steffi Jerry Mammen,
Inamdar Multispecialty Hospital,
Maharashtra, India



The reality that medical treatment can harm patients is one that the healthcare community has had to come to, in terms with over recent years. Adverse events associated with medication errors are chief causes among them. A medication error is an error which can be defined as any discrepancy between the prescriber's interpretable medication order and what was administered to a patient. Prescribing & drug administration appears to be associated with greatest number of errors.



How to cite this article: Mammen SJ; Prevention of Medication Errors- A stepahead in providing better Patient Safety; PharmaTutor; 2017; 5(6);10-13



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