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Does a checklist reduce the number of errors made in nurse-assembled discharge prescriptions?

Byrne C, Sierra H, Tolhurst R. Does a checklist reduce the number of errors made in nurse-assembled discharge prescriptions? Br J Nurs. 2017;26(8):464-467. doi:10.12968/bjon.2017.26.8.464.

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June 14, 2017
Byrne C, Sierra H, Tolhurst R. Br J Nurs. 2017;26:464-467.

Checklists can improve patient safety across multiple settings. This pre–post study found that use of a checklist to help nurses dispense medications upon hospital discharge led to a reduction in errors in discharge prescriptions.

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Byrne C, Sierra H, Tolhurst R. Does a checklist reduce the number of errors made in nurse-assembled discharge prescriptions? Br J Nurs. 2017;26(8):464-467. doi:10.12968/bjon.2017.26.8.464.