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Frequency and nature of medication errors and adverse drug events in mental health hospitals: a systematic review.

Alshehri GH, Keers RN, Ashcroft DM. Frequency and Nature of Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Events in Mental Health Hospitals: a Systematic Review. Drug Saf. 2017;40(10):871-886. doi:10.1007/s40264-017-0557-7

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September 13, 2017
Alshehri GH, Keers RN, Ashcroft DM. Drug Saf. 2017;40(1):871-886.

Medication errors represent a significant source of patient harm, and patients with mental health diagnoses may be particularly vulnerable. This systematic review found that medication errors and adverse drug events in mental health hospitals are common.

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Alshehri GH, Keers RN, Ashcroft DM. Frequency and Nature of Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Events in Mental Health Hospitals: a Systematic Review. Drug Saf. 2017;40(10):871-886. doi:10.1007/s40264-017-0557-7