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Carers' medication administration errors in the domiciliary setting: A systematic review

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Purpose

Medications are mostly taken in patients' own homes, increasingly administered by carers, yet studies of medication safety have been largely conducted in the hospital setting. We aimed to review studies of how carers cause and/or prevent medication administration errors (MAEs) within the patient's home; to identify types, prevalence and causes of these MAEs and any interventions to prevent them.

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A narrative systematic review of literature published...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0167204

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ORCID:
0000-0003-2031-5416
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
12
Pages:
e0167204
Publication date:
2016-12-01
Acceptance date:
2016-11-10
DOI:
EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
27907072
Source identifiers:
664052
Language:
English
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pubs:664052
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uuid:9298613a-dbfd-4574-9223-454fd18b021e
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pubs:664052
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2018-08-31

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