Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Drug administration systems in geriatric institutions|
Azzopardi, Lilian M.
|Keywords:||Hospitals -- Drug distribution systems -- Malta|
Drugs -- Administration
Medication errors -- Prevention
Older people -- Hospital care -- Malta
Pharmaceutical services -- Malta
|Publisher:||University of Malta. Department of Pharmacy|
|Citation:||Cassar, A., Serracino-Inglott, A., & Azzopardi, L. M. (2013, August). Drug administration systems in geriatric institutions. Poster session presented at the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) World Congress, Dublin, Ireland.|
|Abstract:||A poster presentation regarding drug administration systems in geriatric institutions. Introduction: In any hospital, a drug distribution system is needed in order to dispense the drugs to every patient. A measure of the quality of any drug distribution system is the incidence of medication errors. A system that limits risks of medication administration errors (MAEs) is desired. Direct observation studies are an effective and accurate way of detecting MAEs and examining their nature. Aim: To compare the current drug administration systems at a rehabilitation hospital (RHKG) and an elderly residence (SVPR) by identifying and measuring the incidence of medication administration errors.|
|Appears in Collections:||Scholarly Works - FacM&SPha|
Files in This Item:
|Drug_administration_systems_in_geriatric_institutions_2013.pdf||642.98 kB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
Items in OAR@UM are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.