Newspaper/Magazine Article

Errors originating in hospital and health-system outpatient pharmacies.

Straka M; Gaunt MJ; Grissinger M.

According to this analysis of more than 1000 reports of errors occurring in community pharmacies, more than half reached the patient. Common error types included wrong drug and wrong dose incidents. Counseling patients on their medications at the point of sale can improve the reliability of outpatient pharmacy practice.