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McBride-Henry K, Foureur M. Aust J Adv Nurs. 2006;23:33-41.
The authors review the literature on medication administration errors and categorize systems and personnel issues that lead to errors. They advocate that nurses' knowledge of the medication administration process can help improve quality and safety initiatives.