Events during all phases of the medication-use process contributed to PCA-related medication errors, many of which harmed patients. Institutions should assess and correct the weaknesses identified to reduce PCA errors, improve safety, and conserve resources.
Funded in part by OMJSA.
Dr. Hicks at 3601 4th Street, Mail Stop 6264, Lubbock, TX 79430
Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2008;65(5):429-440. © 2008 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
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