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Prescribing errors on admission to hospital and their potential impact: a mixed-methods study.

Basey AJ, Krska J, Kennedy TD, et al. Prescribing errors on admission to hospital and their potential impact: a mixed-methods study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23(1):17-25. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2013-001978.

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October 16, 2013
Basey AJ, Krska J, Kennedy TD, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:17-25.

A comparison of acute care physicians' reported practices in medication prescribing versus observation of their actual prescribing behavior at hospital admission revealed that physicians did not consistently follow recommended medication verification practices, primarily resulting in errors of omission.

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Basey AJ, Krska J, Kennedy TD, et al. Prescribing errors on admission to hospital and their potential impact: a mixed-methods study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23(1):17-25. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2013-001978.