Medication Misadventures

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Lecture Overview

Annual medication-related hospital admissions in Australia add up to 250,000, however, 50% of this harm is largely preventable. With this in mind, pharmacist Dr Jenny Gowan revisits common medication errors made by prescribers, nurses, pharmacists, and patients in healthcare, and reinforces best-practice strategies to minimise the risk.