How to avoid medication errors - and what to do if you make one
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How to avoid medication errors - and what to do if you make one

Erin Dean Health journalist

Advice on common mistakes, the potential consequences and ways to improve patient safety, plus why transparency is important if an error occurs

The case of a US nurse found guilty of criminally negligent homicide after administering the wrong drug to a patient would make any nurse shudder.

Nursing Standard. 37, 10, 14-17. doi: 10.7748/ns.37.10.14.s10

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