Addressing medication errors--The role of undergraduate nurse education.

  title={Addressing medication errors--The role of undergraduate nurse education.},
  author={Karen Page and Aid{\'i}n A McKinney},
  journal={Nurse education today},
  volume={27 3},
Medication errors are a persistent problem in today's National Health Service (NHS). Many factors contribute to drug incidents occurring, from the initial prescription stage through to administration and arise from both individual and system failures. The literature identifies the multi-disciplinary nature of the problem and highlights the important contribution that nurses make with regards to ensuring medication safety. However limited evidence exists in the literature regarding the extent to… CONTINUE READING

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