Injectable medication therapy: a patient safety challenge
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Injectable medication therapy: a patient safety challenge

Linda Matthew Senior pharmacist, National Patient Safety Agency, London

This article highlights the risks associated with the use of injectable medicines and the incidents that affect patient safety. It also provides information on how healthcare professionals, in particular nurses, can minimise the risks to patients.

Nursing Standard. 21, 31,45-48. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.04.21.31.45.c4544

Correspondence

linda.matthew@npsa.nhs.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review