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Journal Article
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Improving feedback on junior doctors' prescribing errors: mixed-methods evaluation of a quality improvement project.

Reynolds M, Jheeta S, Benn J, et al. BMJ quality & safety. 2017;26:240-247.

Prescribing errors are a common source of harm for hospitalized patients. This study describes a multifaceted intervention to improve feedback and prevent resident physician prescribing errors. Despite improvements in numerous process measures, rates of errors did not significantly change.