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Title: Antibiotic and O2 Omissions and Errors in Hospitalized Patients
Authors: Brokalaki, Hero 
Matziou, Vasiliki N. 
Brokalaki, Eirene 
Fildissis, George 
Myrianthefs, Pavlos 
Merkouris, Anastasios 
Category: Health Sciences
Field: Medical and Health Sciences
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc
Source: Journal of Nursing Care Quality. January/March 2008 - Volume 23 - Issue 1 - p 86-91
Link: http://journals.lww.com/jncqjournal/Abstract/2008/01000/Antibiotic_and_O2_Omissions_and_Errors_in.14.aspx
Abstract: The aim was to investigate medication errors regarding antibiotic and oxygen therapy in 2 different hospital types, respiratory versus general, in Greece. Oxygen and antibiotic errors were 27.4% and 16.9%, respectively. Errors by physicians and nurses were nearly the same type and rates. Oxygen errors were significantly higher in the General Hospital. The study confirmed that medication processes should be reevaluated to prevent medication errors, and educational programs and protocols should be used.
URI: http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/970
Rights: © 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc
Type: Article
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