Factors influencing doctors' ability to calculate drug doses correctly.

Abstract

Doctors and medical students are more likely to make errors in drug dose calculations when the strengths of drug solutions are expressed as ratios or percentages. We have already described how a doctor's specialty influences their drug dose calculation skills, having surveyed almost 3000 doctors in an online survey. Better teaching of drug administration… (More)

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@article{Wheeler2007FactorsID, title={Factors influencing doctors' ability to calculate drug doses correctly.}, author={Daniel Wren Wheeler and Sarah Jane Wheeler and Timothy Richard Ringrose}, journal={International journal of clinical practice}, year={2007}, volume={61 2}, pages={189-94} }