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Prevalence of error-prone abbreviations used in medication prescribing for hospitalised patients: multi-hospital evaluation.

Dooley MJ, Wiseman M, Gu G. Prevalence of error-prone abbreviations used in medication prescribing for hospitalised patients: multi-hospital evaluation. Intern Med J. 2012;42(3):e19-22. doi:10.1111/j.1445-5994.2011.02697.x.

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May 2, 2012
Dooley MJ, Wiseman M, Gu G. Intern Med J. 2012;42(3):e19-22.

Approximately 1 in 12 prescriptions at 3 Australian teaching hospitals used abbreviations that are considered high-risk for misinterpretation.

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Dooley MJ, Wiseman M, Gu G. Prevalence of error-prone abbreviations used in medication prescribing for hospitalised patients: multi-hospital evaluation. Intern Med J. 2012;42(3):e19-22. doi:10.1111/j.1445-5994.2011.02697.x.