Patient safety improvement on a children's ward as a result of interventions from a pharmacist
- At: 2011 FIP Congress in Hyderabad (India)
- Type: Poster
- By: LYFTINGSMO, Mona Moxness (Hospital Pharmacy of Elverum, Elverum, Norway)
AIM: To show that the presence of a pharmacist on a hospital ward could improve medication safety._..
METHOD: To examine reported undesired events and compare them to observed events.
To carry out a risk analysis based on the observed events and to use this analysis for prioritizing interventions.
FINDINGS: Medication errors were underreported.
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