Pharmacist perspective of prescribing errors

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: KUPKA, Jeffrey (University of Malta, Department of Pharmacy)
  • Co-author(s): Jeffrey Ikem Kupka
    Maurice Zarb-Adami: Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Maresca Attard Pizzuto: Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Anthony Serracino-Inglott: Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Errors on a medical prescription may lead to erroneous dispensing by the pharmacist. An assessment of causes that might lead to prescribing errors in Malta and Germany was undertaken.

    Methods

    A questionnaire to assess root causes in the medical use process, was developed, validated and electronically disseminated to 338 pharmacists in

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