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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article

Benefits of direct observation in medication administration to detect errors.

Diaz-Navarlaz T, Pronovost PJ, Beortegui E, et al. Journal of Patient Safety. 2009;3.

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.