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How should medication errors be defined? Development and test of a definition.

Lisby M, Nielsen LP, Brock B, et al. How should medication errors be defined? Development and test of a definition. Scand J Public Health. 2012;40(2):203-10. doi:10.1177/1403494811435489.

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May 30, 2012
Lisby M, Nielsen LP, Brock B, et al. Scand J Public Health. 2012;40(2):203-10.

This study convened an interdisciplinary expert panel to reach consensus on a definition of medication errors. Using harm or risk of harm as a cut-off point for inclusion, the authors found a lower incidence of medication errors when applied to historic data.

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Lisby M, Nielsen LP, Brock B, et al. How should medication errors be defined? Development and test of a definition. Scand J Public Health. 2012;40(2):203-10. doi:10.1177/1403494811435489.