Nurses' perceptions of medication errors in Malta.

  title={Nurses' perceptions of medication errors in Malta.},
  author={Elmira Petrova},
  journal={Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)},
  volume={24 33},
  • Elmira Petrova
  • Published 2010 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
AIM To identify Maltese nurses' perceptions of medication errors, including factors that may contribute to errors, barriers to reporting them and possible preventive measures. METHOD Between December 2004 and January 2005 a survey was conducted of nurses (n=43) working on medical wards at a state general hospital in Malta. Data were collected by means of a self-administered questionnaire. Thirty-eight nurses responded. RESULTS The most frequently identified causative factors of medication… CONTINUE READING


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