Cups of Error
Blegen MA, Pepper GA. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2006.
A nursing student administers the wrong 'cup' of medications to an elderly man. A different student discovered the error when she reviewed the medicines in her patient's cup and noticed they were the wrong ones.
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