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Effects of working conditions on intravenous medication errors in a Japanese hospital.

Seki Y, Yamazaki Y. Effects of working conditions on intravenous medication errors in a Japanese hospital. J Nurs Manag. 2006;14(2):128-39.

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March 8, 2006
Seki Y, Yamazaki Y. J Nurs Manag. 2006;14(2):128-39.

The investigators surveyed nurses in one Japanese hospital. They found that workload and lack of experience may contribute to medical errors, whereas nurses who were more alert or had more experience were better able to detect near misses before they became errors.