Saturday, January 11, 2014

What are Medication Errors?

Medication errors may occur in the form of:
  • Wrong indication
  • No indication
  • Incorrect dose
  • When treatment duration is too short or too long
  • Treatment is not cost-effective
  •  Medication not suitable for the patient's circumstances
  • When drug-drug interactions not considered
  • Failure to initiate appropriate pharmacotherapy


Keywords: Medical errors, Prescription errors, Clinical errors


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