Journal Article

Using Healthcare Failure Mode and Effect Analysis to reduce medication errors in the process of drug prescription, validation and dispensing in hospitalised patients.

Vélez-Díaz-Pallarés M; Delgado-Silveira E; Carretero-Accame ME; Bermejo-Vicedo T.

In this study, failure mode and effect analysis—a prospective risk assessment tool—successfully identified actions that led to reductions in medication errors at a Spanish university hospital.