Development of the medication error notification process in hospital prof. dr. Fernando Fonseca EPE
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: COSTA, Cláudia (Hospital Fernando Fonseca EPE, Lisbon, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Prata, Paula (Hospital Fernando Fonseca EPE, Lisbon, Portugal)
Almeida, Paula (Hospital Fernando Fonseca EPE, Lisbon, Portugal)
Background Information: Medication Errors (ME) have been pointed out as important causes of injury and death in hospitalized patients. For this reason they were chosen as quality and safety indicators under Hospital Fernando Fonseca EPEÂ´s (HFF EPE) Patient Safety Program. Thus, it became necessary to develop a process of ME reporting, in order to.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.