Medication safety strategies in hospitals--a systematic review.

  title={Medication safety strategies in hospitals--a systematic review.},
  author={Franklin Acheampong and Berko Panyin Anto and George Asumeng Koffuor},
  journal={The International journal of risk & safety in medicine},
  volume={26 3},
BACKGROUND Medication safety is an essential component of patient safety in health care delivery. Providing strategies to effectively prevent medication errors and adverse drug events in hospitals has gained international recognition. OBJECTIVE The aim of this paper was to review systematically the research literature on the various interventions for providing medication safety in hospitals. METHOD Eight healthcare databases were searched for full research articles written in English… CONTINUE READING
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