Safety in drug therapy: mapping of the dispensing process of high alert medications in a university hospital of the federal district, Brazil
- At: Buenos Aires (Argentina) (2016)
- Type: Poster
- By: RODRIGUES, Maria Cristina (University of Brasilia, Brasília, Brazil)
- Co-author(s): Maria Cristina Soares Rodrigues:Faculty of Health Sciences,University of Brasilia,Brasilia, Federal District,Brazil|Micheline Veras De Moura Henriques:Postgraduate Program in Nursing ,University of Brasilia,Brasilia, Federal District,Brazil
High Alert Medications (HAM) are medications that bear a heightened risk of causing significant patient harm when these medications are used in error. Though medication mishaps with HAM may or may not be more common than other drugs, the consequences following an error with these drugs can be especially serious to the patient.
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