Pattern of non medication errors on prescription sheets
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: ANYANWU, Nkechi Christiana (FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRE OWERRI, Owerri, Nigeria)
- Co-author(s): Nwolisa, Emeka (FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRE OWERRI, OWERRI, Nigeria)
Mbanefo, F N (FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRE OWERRI, OWERRI, Nigeria)
BACKGROUND: Medication errors on prescription sheets are common occurrences and have been documented by various studies. They have been known to affect patient safety and can cause prescriber or hospital induced morbidity and occasionally mortality .Common medication errors include wrong drug, dosage or duration. Non medication errors such as.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.