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Medication safety in a psychiatric hospital.

Rothschild JM, Mann K, Keohane CA, et al. Medication safety in a psychiatric hospital. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2007;29(2):156-62.

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March 21, 2007
Rothschild JM, Mann K, Keohane CA, et al. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2007;29(2):156-62.

The authors analyzed the incidence and type of medication errors and adverse drug events in a psychiatric hospital. They found that errors were common in this setting and were frequently associated with physician orders.