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Near-miss medication errors provide a wake-up call.

Claffey C. Near-miss medication errors provide a wake-up call. Nursing (Brux). 2018;48(1):53-55. doi:10.1097/01.NURSE.0000527615.45031.9e.

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February 7, 2018
Claffey C. Nursing (Brux). 2018;48:53-55.

Case studies of adverse events and near misses provide context to inform improvements. This commentary offers insights from four examples of near misses and highlights strategies such as the use of the 10 rights of drug administration, near-miss reporting, shared accountability for safety, and dedication to learning as drivers for medication safety efforts.

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Claffey C. Near-miss medication errors provide a wake-up call. Nursing (Brux). 2018;48(1):53-55. doi:10.1097/01.NURSE.0000527615.45031.9e.