What You Can Do to Avoid Medication Errors


What You Can Do to Avoid Medication Errors


This fact sheet provides tips on how to avoid medication errors in the following settings:

  • Personal/home care
  • Pharmacy
  • Ambulatory care/outpatient clinic
  • Hospital inpatient care


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Institute of Medicine


Release Date: 2006
Original Summary: July 2009
Last Updated: 04/14/10

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