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errores de medicación

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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