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Exploring the causes of junior doctors' prescribing mistakes: a qualitative study.

Lewis PJ, Ashcroft DM, Dornan T, et al. Exploring the causes of junior doctors' prescribing mistakes: a qualitative study. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2014;78(2):310-9. doi:10.1111/bcp.12332.

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October 22, 2014
Lewis PJ, Ashcroft DM, Dornan T, et al. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2014;78(2):310-9.

Prescribing-related errors are common among junior physicians. Analyzing trainee physicians' prescribing errors using the critical incident technique, researchers identified several underlying causes, including knowledge deficits and authority gradients.

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Lewis PJ, Ashcroft DM, Dornan T, et al. Exploring the causes of junior doctors' prescribing mistakes: a qualitative study. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2014;78(2):310-9. doi:10.1111/bcp.12332.