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Journal Article
Study

Using nurses and office staff to report prescribing errors in primary care.

Kennedy AG, Littenberg B, Senders JW. International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care. 2008;20:238-45.

Nurses and office staff reported medication errors identified through communication with community pharmacists. While this voluntary reporting identified many errors, frequent reminders were needed in order to ensure that staff continued reporting errors.