Medication-administration errors in an urban mental health hospital: a direct observation study.
Cottney A, Innes J. Int J Ment Health Nurs. 2015;24:65-74.
In this prospective observational study at a psychiatric hospital, errors were identified in 3% of medication administration episodes, with omission being the most common error type. As in prior studies, interruptionsand higher patient volume were associated with increased risk of mistakes.
Adverse incidents, patient flow and nursing workforce variables on acute psychiatric wards: the Tompkins Acute Ward Study.
Bowers L, Allan T, Simpson A, Nijman H, Warren J. Int J Soc Psychiatry. 2007;53:75-84.
An observational study of medication administration errors in old-age psychiatric inpatients.
Haw C, Stubbs J, Dickens G. Int J Qual Health Care. 2007;19:210-216.
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A review of medication administration errors reported in a large psychiatric hospital in the United Kingdom.
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