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Patient safety in home care: a multicenter cross-sectional study about medication errors and medication management of nurses.

Strube-Lahmann S, Müller-Werdan U, Klingelhöfer-Noe J, et al. Patient safety in home care: a multicenter cross-sectional study about medication errors and medication management of nurses. Pharmacol Res Perspect. 2022;10(3):e00953. doi: 10.1002/prp2.953

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May 18, 2022
Strube‐Lahmann S, Müller‐Werdan U, Klingelhöfer‐Noe J, et al. Pharmacol Res Perspect. 2022;10(3):e00953.

Patients receiving home care services are vulnerable to medication errors. Based on survey feedback from 485 home care nurses in Germany, this study found that regular medication training and use of quality assurance principles (i.e., double checking) can decrease the incidence of medication errors in home care settings.

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Strube-Lahmann S, Müller-Werdan U, Klingelhöfer-Noe J, et al. Patient safety in home care: a multicenter cross-sectional study about medication errors and medication management of nurses. Pharmacol Res Perspect. 2022;10(3):e00953. doi: 10.1002/prp2.953

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