Abbreviations formally linked to medication errors.

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Abstract

Study shows nearly 5% of the 643,151 errors reported to Medmarx were attributable to abbreviation use. Many of the 'problem' abbreviations were on The Joint Commission's 'do not use' list. Reporting often found to be inaccurate and/or incomplete.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)126-128
Number of pages3
JournalHealthcare benchmarks and quality improvement
Volume14
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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