Journal Article
Commentary

Chemotherapy errors: a call for a standardized approach to measurement and reporting.

Lennes IT; Bohlen N; Park ER; Mort E; Burke D; Ryan DP.

Chemotherapy is a complicated process, and it is vulnerable to error due to factors that can affect the various steps involved. This commentary describes how one multidisciplinary cancer center designed and applied a taxonomy to report and monitor chemotherapy errors. The authors summarize the results of the work and provide suggestions for organizations that seek to develop similar tracking and analysis methods.