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From a reactive to a proactive safety approach. Analysis of medication errors in chemotherapy using general failure types.

Fyhr A, Ternov S, Ek Å. From a reactive to a proactive safety approach. Analysis of medication errors in chemotherapy using general failure types. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2017;26(1). doi:10.1111/ecc.12348.

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October 28, 2015
Fyhr A, Ternov S, Ek Å. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2017;26(1).
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This study applied a novel theoretical framework to medication errors involving chemotherapy drugs to characterize underlying causes. The authors found that working conditions often contributed to medication errors, consistent with prior studies of high-risk medications. These results suggest that vulnerabilities remain despite longstanding focus on safe administration of chemotherapy.

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Fyhr A, Ternov S, Ek Å. From a reactive to a proactive safety approach. Analysis of medication errors in chemotherapy using general failure types. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2017;26(1). doi:10.1111/ecc.12348.

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