Analysis of Inappropriate Prescriptions for Inpatient Care in A Regional Hospital
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Poster
- By: LIN, Yi-Nong (Tainan Municipal Hospital, Pharmacy, Tainan, China Taiwan)
Background and Objective:
Inappropriate prescribing is a significant threat to patient safety, and how to reduce its occurrences is still a challenge. This research intends to analyze the types and causes of prescribing errors.
A total of 551 inappropriate prescriptions were collected from January till December, 2012. This study.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.