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How nurses perceive medication errors



How nurses perceive medication errors



Nursing Management 27(1): 31 33-4



It is widely believed that the number of medication errors reported at each hospital represents only the tip of the iceberg. The reported data rarely address issues beyond the number of incidents that occur. A study conducted at an urban community hospital found that medication errors are under-reported and that nurses view medication errors as multiple cause incidents.

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DOI: 10.1097/00006247-199601000-00009


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