Journal Article
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Patterns in nursing home medication errors: disproportionality analysis as a novel method to identify quality improvement opportunities.

Hansen RA; Cornell PY; Ryan PB; Williams CE; Pierson S; Greene SB.

This study applied a novel analytic tool to identify rates and patterns of medication error reporting. For example, warfarin was disproportionately co-reported with communication errors just as oxycodone and morphine were with name confusion.