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Journal Article
Study

Severity and probability of harm of medication errors intercepted by an emergency department pharmacist.

Patanwala AE, Hays DP, Sanders AB, et al. The International journal of pharmacy practice. 2011;19:358-62.

This study found that the medication errors identified by an emergency department pharmacist primarily occurred at the prescribing phase, and the majority had limited potential to harm patients.