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The frequency and nature of prescribing problems by general practitioners in training (REVISiT).

Salema NE, Bell B, Marsden K, et al. The frequency and nature of prescribing problems by general practitioners in training (REVISiT). BJGP Open. Epub 2022 May 6. doi: 10.3399/bjgpo.2021.0231

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June 15, 2022
Salema N-E, Bell BG, Marsden K, et al. BJGP Open. 2022;Epub May 6.

Medication prescribing errors are common, particularly during medical training. This retrospective review of prescriptions from ten general practitioners in training in the United Kingdom identified a high rate of prescribing errors (8.9% of prescriptions reviewed) and suboptimal prescribing (35%).