Prescription writing error in general practice: A cross sectional study at tertiary care hospital in Hyderabad, Pakistan

@article{Saleem2013PrescriptionWE,
  title={Prescription writing error in general practice: A cross sectional study at tertiary care hospital in Hyderabad, Pakistan},
  author={Raheela Saleem and Abdul Qadeer Dayo and Muhammad Ali Ghoto and Muhammad Akram and Mudassar Iqbal Arain and Abbas Ali},
  journal={IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={8},
  pages={72-77}
}
Prescription is an instruction written by a medical practitioner to pharmacist which contains drug name, dose, frequency, directions for compounding, advices for drug consumption etc. Drug induced morbidity is an important problem in ambulatory care patients and its one of the major factor is prescription error. Therefore, the present study was performed to assess the current prescription writing trend for identifying frequent errors and proposing the ways by which these can be overcome. A… 

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