Medication Errors on Community Pharmacies – contributions for a better understanding
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Poster
- By: LOPES, José (Coimbra, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Joaquim, J.J. (, Coimbra, Portugal)
Matos, C. (, Coimbra, Portugal)
Pires, T. (College of Health Technology of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Since the beginning of the medicines’ use that medication errors are a major concern for patient safety. Medication errors are a major cause of adverse drug events, earning a place among the most important global health problems. It is well known that these errors still present a considerable incidence and only few studies have analyzed the causes.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.