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dc.contributor.authorThornton, P.-
dc.contributor.authorSimon, S.-
dc.contributor.authorMathew, T.-
dc.date.issued1999-
dc.identifier.citationJournal of Quality in Clinical Practice, 1999; 19(1):41-45-
dc.identifier.issn1320-5455-
dc.identifier.issn1440-1762-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/9020-
dc.description.abstractA multidisciplinary workshop was held in order to identify strategies likely to produce a reduction in adverse drug events, by targeting hospital systems involved in drug prescribing, dispensing and administration. Strategies identified at the workshop included: (i) improving the education and practice development of medical and nursing staff, concerning drug therapy and safe prescribing principles; (ii) introducing and using information technology and electronic prescribing processes; (iii) implementing the Australian Pharmaceutical Advisory Council (APAC) national guidelines to achieve the continuum of quality use of medicines between hospitals and the community; (iv) enhancing the importance of medication history taking as a routine part of the admission process; (v) instituting individual patient supply as the standard method of drug distribution in hospitals; and (vi) stimulating the hospital-based clinical pharmacy workforce.-
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityPD Thornton, S Simon, TH Mathew-
dc.language.isoen-
dc.publisherWiley-
dc.rightsCopyright of Journal of Quality in Clinical Practice is the property of Wiley-Blackwell-
dc.subjectAdverse drug events; medication errors; quality use of medications-
dc.titleTowards safer drug prescribing, dispensing and administration in hospitals-
dc.typeJournal article-
dc.identifier.doi10.1046/j.1440-1762.1999.00290.x-
pubs.publication-statusPublished-
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