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From the school of nursing quality and safety officer: nursing students' use of safety reporting tools and their perception of safety issues in clinical settings.
Cooper E. J Prof Nurs. 2013;29:109-116.
Nursing students were reluctant to voluntarily report errors and near misses they witnessed, according to a survey conducted by the institution's nursing quality and safety officer.
An In Depth Investigation into Causes of Prescribing Errors by Foundation Trainees in Relation to Their Medical Education—EQUIP Study.
Dornan T, Ashcroft D, Heathfield H, et al. London: General Medical Council; 2009.
This report analyzed the causes and rates of prescribing errors in the National Health Service and found that educational level had little impact on medication errors and that many were intercepted before reaching patients. The authors suggest that a standardized national prescription chart could help prevent errors.