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The influence of formulation and medicine delivery system on medication administration errors in care homes for older people.

Alldred DP, Standage C, Fletcher O, et al. The influence of formulation and medicine delivery system on medication administration errors in care homes for older people. BMJ quality & safety. 2011;20(5):397-401. doi:10.1136/bmjqs.2010.046318.

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Alldred DP, Standage C, Fletcher O, et al. BMJ quality & safety. 2011;20:397-401.

This analysis of medication administration errors at nursing homes found that inhalers and liquid medications were much more likely to be administered incorrectly than tablets or capsules.

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Alldred DP, Standage C, Fletcher O, et al. The influence of formulation and medicine delivery system on medication administration errors in care homes for older people. BMJ quality & safety. 2011;20(5):397-401. doi:10.1136/bmjqs.2010.046318.