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Journal Article

Medication errors: an overview for clinicians.

Wittich CM, Burkle CM, Lanier WL. Mayo Clinic proceedings. 2014;89:1116-25.

Medication safety is an ongoing challenge as adverse drug events continue to contribute to patient harm and death. This review explores medication errors, including common causes, incidence rates, factors that can increase risk, and methods to prevent them.