Impact of interventions designed to reduce medication administration errors in hospitals: a systematic review.

@article{Keers2014ImpactOI,
  title={Impact of interventions designed to reduce medication administration errors in hospitals: a systematic review.},
  author={Richard Keers and Steven E. Williams and Jonathan E. Cooke and Tanya Walsh and Darren M Ashcroft},
  journal={Drug safety},
  year={2014},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={317-32}
}
BACKGROUND There is a need to identify effective interventions to minimize the threat posed by medication administration errors (MAEs). OBJECTIVE Our objective was to review and critically appraise interventions designed to reduce MAEs in the hospital setting. DATA SOURCES Ten electronic databases were searched between 1985 and November 2013. METHODS Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and controlled trials (CTs) reporting rates of MAEs or related adverse drug events between an… CONTINUE READING