Prevention of medication errors in the pharmacy
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Poster
- By: HERBORG (Pharmakon, R&D, HillerØd, Denmark)
- Co-author(s): Knudsen (Pharmakon, HILLERØD, Denmark)
Knudsen (Danish Pharmaceutical Assoc., COPENHAGEN, Denmark)
Mortensen (Danish Pharmaceutical Assoc., COPENHAGEN, Denmark)
Hellebek (Danish Soc. for Patient Safety, COPENHAGEN, Denmark)
The purpose of the study was to increase patient safety in use of medicines in primary care.
To measure frequency and type of errors registered in the pharmacies
To estimate the seriousness of the errors
To establish solutions for error prevention
40 randomly selected pharmacies performed the data collection from October .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.