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To assess the factors affecting numerical ability of pharmacy students and identify where areas of provision could be improved

  • At: Amsterdam (the Netherlands) (2012)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: FOULSHAM, Russell (University of Hertfordshire, School of Pharmacy, Hatfield, United Kingdom)
  • Co-author(s): Ali, M. (University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, United Kingdom)
  • Abstract:

    Health care professionals must have good numeracy skills and their inability to perform calculations COULD be a potential cause of medication errors. Although this cause of medication error may be relatively small (11.1% of all medication errors according to Lesar et al in 1997), it is completely preventable. The General Pharmaceutical Council


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