What is the impact of medication errors to the patient and the health care provider?
Discuss ways doctors make mistakes in prescribing medication.
What kinds of errors do nurses make regarding the administration of medications?
Address the methods or practices that you feel would be most effective in reducing medication/prescribing errors.
The prescribing, control, and administration of medications is a major area of legal concern for healthcare providers, due to the fact that medication must be accurately described to the correct patient, in order to prevent detrimental health effects for those patients, which will inevitably result in malpractice lawsuits for healthcare providers and their healthcare organizations. In addition, the effective control and administration of medication is one of the best methods by which to ensure that the correct medications are provided to the correct patients, as well as to provide the correct amount of medication to these patients, which will ensure the health and well-being of these patients, and prevent any detrimental ...