Journal Article
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Types, prevalence, and potential clinical significance of medication administration errors in assisted living.

Young HM; Gray SL; McCormick WC; Sikma SK; Reinhard S; Johnson Trippett L; Christlieb C; Allen T.

This study discovered that the wrong time of administration was the most common cause of medication errors in the assisted living setting. However, given that most medications administered in this setting were deemed low risk, the errors were likely of little clinical significance.