An audit tool for reviewing medication safety practices in hospitals - a pilot study in Finland
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Poster
- By: CELIKKAYALAR, Ercan (Central Hospital of Satakunta, Pori, Pori, Finland)
- Co-author(s): Airaksinen, Marja (Division of Social Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland)
Aims: Medication errors are preventable adverse drug events. Numerous studies in US, Europe and elsewhere have drawn attention to the costs and consequences of medication errors. Reliable methods are needed to improve the safety of medication practices of healthcare units and prevent medication errors. The aim of this study was to develop an audit.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.