Journal Article

The effect of a clinical pharmacist-led training programme on intravenous medication errors: a controlled before and after study.

Nguyen H-T, Pham H-T, Vo D-K, et al. BMJ quality & safety. 2014;23:319-24.

An educational program that included lectures, ward-based teaching sessions, and protocols significantly decreased the rate of intravenous medication errors in an intensive care unit in Vietnam. However, clinically significant errors still occurred in nearly half of all medication administrations (down from 64% pre-intervention).