Errors in preparation and administration of intravenous medications in the intensive care unit of a teaching hospital: an observational study.

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OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of medication errors that occurred during the preparation and administration of IV drugs in an intensive care unit. SETTING The study was conducted in a 12-bed intensive care unit of one of the largest teaching hospitals in Tehran. DESIGN Data were collected over 16 randomly selected days at different medication… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.aucc.2007.10.004

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@article{Fahimi2008ErrorsIP, title={Errors in preparation and administration of intravenous medications in the intensive care unit of a teaching hospital: an observational study.}, author={Fanak Fahimi and Parham Ariapanah and Mehrdad Faizi and Bijan Shafaghi and Rocsanna Namdar and Maria Tavakoli Ardakani}, journal={Australian critical care : official journal of the Confederation of Australian Critical Care Nurses}, year={2008}, volume={21 2}, pages={110-6} }