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Medication errors and processes to reduce them in care homes in the United Kingdom: a scoping review.

Irons MW, Auta A, Portlock JC, et al. Medication errors and processes to reduce them in care homes in the United Kingdom: a scoping review. Home Health Care Serv Q. Epub 2022 Jan 24. doi: 10.1080/01621424.2021.2007196.

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March 23, 2022
Irons MW, Auta A, Portlock JC, et al. Home Health Care Serv Q. 2022;41(2):91-123.

Care home residents experience high rates of medication errors. Thirty-two articles about medication errors in UK care homes were included in this review. Articles covered causes, rates, recommendations, and/or evaluation of interventions on error rates. The authors recommend development of more robust strategies for evaluating medication errors in care homes.

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Irons MW, Auta A, Portlock JC, et al. Medication errors and processes to reduce them in care homes in the United Kingdom: a scoping review. Home Health Care Serv Q. Epub 2022 Jan 24. doi: 10.1080/01621424.2021.2007196.