Medication errors in hospitals: a literature review of disruptions to nursing practice during medication administration.

@article{Hayes2015MedicationEI,
  title={Medication errors in hospitals: a literature review of disruptions to nursing practice during medication administration.},
  author={Carolyn Hayes and Debra Jackson and Patricia M Davidson and Tamara Power},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 21-22},
  pages={
          3063-76
        }
}
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The purpose of this review was to explore what is known about interruptions and distractions on medication administration in the context of undergraduate nurse education. BACKGROUND Incidents and errors during the process of medication administration continue to be a substantial patient safety issue in health care settings internationally. Interruptions to the medication administration process have been identified as a leading cause of medication error. Literature… CONTINUE READING
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