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A study to gauge the awareness about look-alike & sound-alike (lasa) drugs among hospital and industrial pharmacists in a developing country

  • At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: AHSAN, Salwa (Inst. of Business Management, Health and Hospital Management, Karachi, Pakistan)
  • Abstract:

    INTRODUCTION: Medication names that look similar or sound similar could result in failure to identify drugs and are a potential source of medication errors in health care systems. Out of total medication errors reported in U.S., LASA medication errors contribute about 12-25%. OBJECTIVE: To determine the difference in awareness level of pharmacists

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Last update 4 October 2019

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