Effect of a voice recognition system on pediatric outpatient medication errors at a tertiary healthcare facility in Kenya.

@article{Migowa2018EffectOA,
  title={Effect of a voice recognition system on pediatric outpatient medication errors at a tertiary healthcare facility in Kenya.},
  author={Angela Nyangore Migowa and William Mbuthia Macharia and Pauline Samia and John Tole and Alfred Kipyegon Keter},
  journal={Therapeutic advances in drug safety},
  year={2018},
  volume={9 9},
  pages={
          499-508
        }
}
Background Medication-related errors account for one out of every 131 outpatient deaths, and one out of 854 inpatient deaths. The risk is threefold greater in the pediatric population. In sub-Saharan Africa, research on medication-related errors has been obscured by other health priorities and poor recognition of harm attributable to such errors.Our primary objective was to assess the effect of introduction of a voice recognition system (VRS) on the prevalence of medication errors. The… CONTINUE READING
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