Prevalence of medication errors in an Indian public teaching hospital
- At: 2007 FIP Congress in Beijing (China)
- Type: Poster
- By: TIWARI, PRAMIL (NIPER, Pharmacy Practice Deptt, Sas Nagar, India)
- Co-author(s): Rane, Yogesh (NIPER, Pharmacy Practice Deptt, SAS NAGAR, India)
D'Cruz, Sanjay (Govt Med Coll & Hospital, CHANDIGARH, India)
Pote, Sayali (NIPER, Pharmacy Practice Deptt, SAS NAGAR, India)
Background: Medication errors are not only clinically significant in many occasions; but they have serious economic consequences like extended hospital stays, additional treatment and monitoring costs. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of medication prescribing errors in an Indian public hospital setting. Methods: The.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.