Prescription Errors Prevalent in Four Units of a University Teaching Hospital in Nigeria

@inproceedings{Arulogun2011PrescriptionEP,
  title={Prescription Errors Prevalent in Four Units of a University Teaching Hospital in Nigeria},
  author={Oyedunni Arulogun and Simon K. Oluwole and Musibau Ayoade Titiloye},
  year={2011}
}
Errors in prescription in medical practice are a source of adverse events that can be prevented. This study aimed at assessing the prevalence of prescription errors and predisposing factors in four units (medical out-patient, general out-patient, wards, accident and emergency) of the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan. Twelve error descriptors developed from literature review were used to review the 1866 prescription sheets randomly selected from the pharmacy points for the year 2006… CONTINUE READING

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