Analysis of medication-related malpractice claims: Causes, preventability, and costs Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Communication
  • Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
  • Medication Errors
  • Safety Management

abstract

  • Adverse drug events associated with malpractice claims were often severe, costly, and preventable, and about half occurred in outpatients. Many interventions could potentially have prevented ADEs, with error proofing and process standardization covering the greatest proportion of events.

publication date

  • November 25, 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archinte.162.21.2414

PubMed ID

  • 12437399

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2414

end page

  • 20

volume

  • 162

number

  • 21