Medication errors: the problem and its scope.

  • N B Carothers
  • Published 1998 in International journal of trauma nursing

Abstract

Nurses can take an important lead role in protecting their patients, their peers, and themselves from the unfortunate consequences of medication errors. Medication errors occurs for a variety of reasons, including inaccurate communications and deficits in knowledge and performance by and among all health care professionals. These problems and deficits need… (More)