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Medication errors: problems and recommendations from a consensus meeting.

Abstract:

Here we discuss 15 recommendations for reducing the risks of medication errors: 1. Provision of sufficient undergraduate learning opportunities to make medical students safe prescribers. 2. Provision of opportunities for students to practise skills that help to reduce errors. 3. Education of students about common types of medication errors and how to avoid them. 4. Education of prescribers in taking accurate drug histories. 5. Assessment in medical schools of prescribing knowledge and skills ...

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Agrawal, A More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Seniors
Britten, N More by this author
Ferner, RE More by this author
de Smet, PA More by this author
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Journal:
British journal of clinical pharmacology
Volume:
67
Issue:
6
Pages:
592-598
Publication date:
2009-06-05
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EISSN:
1365-2125
ISSN:
0306-5251
URN:
uuid:6caeba16-97cc-4e3a-a080-12172b85c03b
Source identifiers:
116993
Local pid:
pubs:116993

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