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Error medicación

Francisco Villegas, David Figueroa-Montero, Varenka Barbero-Becerra, Eva Juárez-Hernández, Misael Uribe, Norberto Chávez-Tapia, Octavio González-Chon
Introduction: Hospitalized patients are susceptible to medication errors, which represent between the fourth and the sixth cause of death. The department of intra-hospital pharmacovigilance intervenes in the entire process of medication with the purpose to prevent, repair and assess damages. Objective: To analyze medication errors reported by Mexican Fundación Clínica Médica Sur pharmacovigilance system and their impact on patients. Method: Prospective study carried out from 2012 to 2015, where medication prescriptions given to patients were recorded...
2018: Gaceta Médica de México
Katya Cuadros Carlesi, Kátia Grillo Padilha, Maria Cecília Toffoletto, Carlos Henriquez-Roldán, Monica Andrea Canales Juan
Objective: to identify the relationship between the workload of the nursing team and the occurrence of patient safety incidents linked to nursing care in a public hospital in Chile. Method: quantitative, analytical, cross-sectional research through review of medical records. The estimation of workload in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) was performed using the Therapeutic Interventions Scoring System (TISS-28) and for the other services, we used the nurse/patient and nursing assistant/patient ratios...
April 6, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Cris Renata Grou Volpe, Eveline Maria Magalhães de Melo, Lucas Barbosa de Aguiar, Diana Lúcia Moura Pinho, Marina Morato Stival
OBJECTIVE: to compare electronic and manual prescriptions of a public hospital of Brasilia, identifying risk factors for the occurrence of medication errors. METHOD: descriptive-exploratory, comparative and retrospective study. Data collection occurred from July 2012 to January 2013, using an instrument for the review of the information contained in medical records related to the medication process. A total of 190 manual and 199 electronic records composed the sample, with 2027 prescriptions each...
August 8, 2016: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
C Lacasa, A Ayestarán
OBJECTIVE: The primary objective of the Spanish Multicentre Study for the Prevention of Medication Errors 2007-2011 was to increase patient safety by improving drug practices in 26 participating Spanish hospitals. The secondary objective was to ascertain the medication error rate. METHOD: We used a modified Barker and McConnell observation method. RESULTS: During 2007-2008, 21 009 observations were recorded In 23 hospitals; during 2008-2009, 11 320 observations were recorded in 10 hospitals; during 2009-2010, 6819 observations were recorded in 8 hospitals, and during 2010-2011, 5876 observations were recorded in six hospitals...
September 2012: Farmacia Hospitalaria
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