Similarity of drug names and medication-dispensing errors
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Poster
- By: TSENG, Hsiang-Yi (Tungs’ Taichung MetroHarbor Hospital, Pharmacy, Taichung, China Taiwan)
- Co-author(s): Wen, Chen-Fan (Medical Research Department of Tungs’ Taichung MetroHarbor Hospital, Taichung, China Taiwan)
Lee, Ya-Lun (Taichung County Pharmacist Association, Taichung, China Taiwan)
Chen, Pei-Liang (Pharmacy Department of Tungs’ Taichung MetroHarbor Hospital, Taichung, China Taiwan)
[quotright]Dispensing the wrong medicine[quotrightB]was the major type of the dispensing errors besides [quotright]dispensing the wrong quantity[quotrightB]in our pharmacy, although we have tried several ways to reduce the rate of dispensing errors.
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