Medication errors in an internal intensive care unit of a large teaching hospital: a direct observation study.

@article{Vazin2012MedicationEI,
  title={Medication errors in an internal intensive care unit of a large teaching hospital: a direct observation study.},
  author={Afsaneh Vazin and Saadat Delfani},
  journal={Acta medica Iranica},
  year={2012},
  volume={50 6},
  pages={425-32}
}
Medication errors account for about 78% of serious medical errors in intensive care unit (ICU). So far no study has been performed in Iran to evaluate all type of possible medication errors in ICU. Therefore the objective of this study was to reveal the frequency, type and consequences of all type of errors in an ICU of a large teaching hospital. The prospective observational study was conducted in an 11 bed internal ICU of a university hospital in Shiraz. In each shift all processes that were… CONTINUE READING
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