Medication safety in community pharmacy: a qualitative study of the sociotechnical context

@article{Phipps2009MedicationSI,
  title={Medication safety in community pharmacy: a qualitative study of the sociotechnical context},
  author={Denham L. Phipps and Peter R. Noyce and Dianne Parker and Darren M Ashcroft},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={158 - 158}
}
  • Denham L. Phipps, Peter R. Noyce, +1 author Darren M Ashcroft
  • Published in BMC health services research 2009
  • Medicine
  • BMC Health Services Research
  • BackgroundWhile much research has been conducted on medication safety, few of these studies have addressed primary care, despite the high volume of prescribing and dispensing of medicines that occurs in this setting. Those studies that have examined primary care dispensing emphasised the need to understand the role of sociotechnical factors (that is, the interactions between people, tasks, equipment and organisational structures) in promoting or preventing medication incidents. The aim of this… CONTINUE READING

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