Pharmaceutical care and electronic prescribing
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: SOUSA, Carla (Hospital de Faro, EPE, Faro, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Martins, Carminda (Hospital de Faro, EPE, FARO, Portugal)
Background: Electronic prescribing was implemented in many Portuguese hospitals aiming to reduce medication errors and improve patient safety. Nevertheless, it may also cause new kinds of errors which hospital pharmacists may not be aware and ready to tackle. Setting: Two wards (90 beds) of Hospital de Faro-EPE, Portugal. Methods: Retrospective.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.