Title

Medication errors and the home care patient

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2007

Abstract

Medication errors specific to home care include taking the wrong dose or quantity of medications, omitting medications, or taking an unauthorized drug. This article includes information regarding types of errors, contributing factors, and potential solutions to the identified problems.

Comments

Copyright 2007 Lippincott, WIlliams and Wilkins. A link to full text has been provided for authorized subscribers.

Publication Title

Home Healthcare Nurse

Published Citation

Mager, Diana (March 2007). Medication errors and the home care patient. Home Healthcare Nurse, 25(3), 151-155. DOI: 10.1097/01.NHH.0000263430.00438.b3

DOI

10.1097/01.NHH.0000263430.00438.b3