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Benefits of direct observation in medication administration to detect errors.

Diaz-Navarlaz T, Pronovost PJ, Beortegui E, et al. Benefits of Direct Observation in Medication Administration to Detect Errors. J Patient Saf. 2009;3(4). doi:10.1097/pts.0b013e31815b4cc3.

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January 9, 2008
Diaz-Navarlaz T, Pronovost PJ, Beortegui E, et al. J Patient Saf. 2009;3(4).

In this study, investigators observed several potential sources of medication administration errors at a university hospital. The authors outline specific strategies for change that are currently being piloted on their ward in response to their findings.

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Diaz-Navarlaz T, Pronovost PJ, Beortegui E, et al. Benefits of Direct Observation in Medication Administration to Detect Errors. J Patient Saf. 2009;3(4). doi:10.1097/pts.0b013e31815b4cc3.