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Reducing near misses from packing errors in inpatient pharmacyreducing near misses from packing errors in inpatient pharmacy

  • At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: MANICKASWAMI, Nithiya (Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Pharmacy, Singapore, Singapore)
  • Co-author(s): Phoa, Lee Lan (Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore, Singapore)
    Oh, Su Fen (Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore, Singapore)
    Chin, Sze Yung (Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore, Singapore)
    Zhou, Liyan (Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore, Singapore)
    Tan, Yiting (Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore, Singapore)
  • Abstract:

    Background
    Packing errors in inpatient pharmacy may potentially end up as medication errors in wards if undetected. From January 2012 to February 2013, the average number of packing errors exceeds 40 per month. These packing errors are defined as near misses by the Joint Commission International (JCI). Hence, a reduction in packing errors will..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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