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Reducing errors related to 'PRN' frequency through CPOE system intervention in a teaching hospital of Pakistan

  • At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: SYED, Shaukat Ali Muttaqi (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
  • Co-author(s): Syed, Shamim Raza (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
    Madraswala, Majid (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
    Sheikh, Abdul Latif (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
  • Abstract:

    Medication use at Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) is a multifaceted process. According to patient safety standards medications orders should be clear and less ambiguous. Use of PRN frequency is acceptable way to rationalize the drug therapy vis-à-vis providing seamless care. The use of PRN frequency at AKUH was ambiguous and there was always

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Last update 4 October 2019

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