Impact of a standard medication chart on prescribing errors: a before-and-after audit.
Qual Saf Health Care. 2009 Dec;18(6):478-85
Authors: Coombes ID, Stowasser DA, Reid C, Mitchell CA
(1) To develop and implement a standard medication chart, for recording prescribing (medication orders) and administration of medication in public hospitals in Queensland. (2) To assess the chart's impact on the frequency and type of prescribing errors, adverse drug reaction (ADR) documentation and safety of warfarin prescribing. (3) To use the chart to facilitate safe medication management training. Design,
PMID: 19955461 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]