Reducing medication errors through better prescribing

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: CURMI, Clifton (University of Malta, Pharmacy, San Pawl tat-Targa,, Malta)
  • Co-author(s): Clifton Curmi: Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Louise Grech: Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Maurice Zarb Adami: Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Lilian Azzopardi: Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    A data collection tool was developed and pharmacist intervention related to interception of medication errors was documented. Medication errors identified were classified. Potential severity of 30 intercepted prescribing errors was assessed by an independent analysis team consisting of two pharmacists and two physicians. The 'Safety..

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