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Preventing medication errors in community pharmacy: root-cause analysis of transcription errors.

Knudsen P, Herborg H, Mortensen AR, et al. Quality & safety in health care. 2007;16:285-90.

This study reports the results of root-cause analyses of medication errors reported by Danish pharmacies. Most errors occurred at the transcription stage, and a substantial proportion were attributed to poor handwriting.