Can you calculate right dose? comparison of labeling type on injectable drugs’ strengths for preventing calculation errors
- At: 2006 FIP Congress in Salvadore (Brazil)
- Type: Poster
- By: FURUKAWA, Hiroyuki (Kanazawa University Hospital, Japan)
- Co-author(s): Tsuchiya, Fumito (Tokyo Medical Dental Univ. Hospital, TOKYO, Japan)
Zenda, Hiroshi (Japanese Society of Hospital Pharmacists, TOKYO, Japan)
Objective: The labeling method of injectable drugs’ strengths for preventing calculation errors is evaluated by comparing the correct answer rates to three labeling types (X% YmL, Xmg/mL YmL, Xmg/YmL).
Method: Three labeling types are showed to 44 physicians, 506 nurses and 206 pharmacists by using Microsoft-Power Point for 30 seconds,.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.