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Stefanacci RG, Riddle A. Geriatr Nurs. 2016;37:307-310.
Nursing home patients are particularly vulnerable to medication errors. This commentary describes an incident involving a medication error and reviews conditions in long-term care that increase the potential for similar errors to occur. The authors suggest that proactive system improvements must address weaknesses in ordering, administration, compliance, and medication reconciliation.