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Identification of priorities for improvement of medication safety in primary care: a PRIORITIZE study

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BACKGROUND: Medication error is a frequent, harmful and costly patient safety incident. Research to date has mostly focused on medication errors in hospitals. In this study, we aimed to identify the main causes of, and solutions to, medication error in primary care. METHODS: We used a novel priority-setting method for identifying and ranking patient safety problems and solutions called PRIORITIZE. We invited 500 North West London primary care clinicians to complete an open-ended questionnaire...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12875-016-0552-6

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Tudor Car, L More by this author
Papachristou, N More by this author
Gallagher, J More by this author
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Family Practice Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
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Article: 160
Publication date:
2016-11-16
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ISSN:
1471-2296
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pubs:660241
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uri:d7145e4d-2c89-45bf-ae06-b17d1035bb79
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uuid:d7145e4d-2c89-45bf-ae06-b17d1035bb79
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pubs:660241

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