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REVIEW ARTICLE

Prescription Analysis: Detection and Auditing in Teaching Hospitals

Shree Lakshmi Devi Singaravelu

Citation Information : Singaravelu SL. Prescription Analysis: Detection and Auditing in Teaching Hospitals. 2018; 7 (2):28-31.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10085-7304

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Prescription analysis will help the medical professional to be aware of their prescription habits. Errors in prescribing medication can result in lengthy hospital stay, undue discomfort and disability or even increase in mortality. Early detecting and auditing will trigger warnings and encourage a diffusion culture of safe practice. Patient safety must be the first aim in every medical setting, thus learning from error and taking measures to prevent them will help in building safer health care system.


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