A method for monitoring medication omission error rates.

@article{Goldstein1982AMF,
  title={A method for monitoring medication omission error rates.},
  author={Michael S. Goldstein and Michael R. Cohen and Michael Black},
  journal={Hospital pharmacy},
  year={1982},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={310-2}
}
A study was conducted of the number of doses omitted on eight patient care units in a hospital which employs a decentralized unit dose system. Omitted doses were doses of drugs that were returned to the pharmacy and that, as subsequently determined, should have been administered to patients. The number of omitted doses was 0.048 per patient day. The number of omitted doses per patient day varied among the patient care units. The results were reported to the Medication Practices Review Committee… CONTINUE READING

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