Reducing medication errors in critical care: a multimodal approach

Abstract

The Institute of Medicine has reported that medication errors are the single most common type of error in health care, representing 19% of all adverse events, while accounting for over 7,000 deaths annually. The frequency of medication errors in adult intensive care units can be as high as 947 per 1,000 patient-days, with a median of 105.9 per 1,000 patient… (More)
DOI: 10.2147/CPAA.S48530

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