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Prescription errors in psychiatry - a multi-centre study.

Stubbs J, Haw C, Taylor D. Prescription errors in psychiatry - a multi-centre study. J Psychopharmacol. 2006;20(4):553-61.

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September 6, 2006
Stubbs J, Haw C, Taylor D. J Psychopharmacol. 2006;20(4):553-61.

The investigators analyzed medication errors in UK mental health units and found prescribing errors to be the most common, with approximately 4% of mistakes potentially contributing to severe adverse events or death.