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Perceived causes of prescribing errors by junior doctors in hospital inpatients: a study from the PROTECT programme.
|Title||Perceived causes of prescribing errors by junior doctors in hospital inpatients: a study from the PROTECT programme.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Ross S, Ryan C, Duncan EM, Francis JJ, Johnston M, Ker JS, Lee AJ, Macleod MJ, Maxwell S, McKay G, McLay J, Webb DJ, Bond C|
|Journal||BMJ quality & safety|
|Date Published||2013 Feb|
Prescribing errors are a major cause of patient safety incidents. Understanding the underlying factors is essential in developing interventions to address this problem. This study aimed to investigate the perceived causes of prescribing errors among foundation (junior) doctors in Scotland.
|Alternate Journal||BMJ Qual Saf|