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An observational study of medication administration errors in old-age psychiatric inpatients.

Haw C, Stubbs J, Dickens G. International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care. 2007;19:210-6.

The researchers observed clinical staff administering medications in an elderly psychiatric patient population and saw that errors were common yet rarely of serious clinical consequence.