Reducing medication errors through better prescribing

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: CURMI, Clifton (University of Malta, Pharmacy, San Pawl tat-Targa,, Malta)
  • Co-author(s): Clifton Curmi: Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Louise Grech: Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Maurice Zarb Adami: Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Lilian Azzopardi: Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Medication errors are the most common type of medical error. They can occur at any stage of drug provision and within various settings of the health system. Medication errors can have a significant impact not only on the patient but also could result in an increased economic burden. 

    Purpose

    To evaluate frequency and nature of prescribing..

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