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Interventions in primary care for reducing preventable medication errors that lead to hospital admissions, mortality and emergency department visits

  1. Hanan Khalil1,*,
  2. Anthony J Avery2,
  3. Helen Chambers3,
  4. Brian Bell4,
  5. Brian Serumaga5,
  6. Aziz Sheikh6

Editorial Group: Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group

Published Online: 11 NOV 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003942.pub2


How to Cite

Khalil H, Avery AJ, Chambers H, Bell B, Serumaga B, Sheikh A. Interventions in primary care for reducing preventable medication errors that lead to hospital admissions, mortality and emergency department visits (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD003942. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003942.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Rural Health, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Moe, Victoria, Australia

  2. 2

    University of Nottingham, Community Health Services, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK

  3. 3

    Monash University, Monash University Department of Rural and Indigenous Health, School of Rural Health, Moe, Victoria, Australia

  4. 4

    University of Nottingham, Division of Primary Care, Nottingham, UK

  5. 5

    John Snow Inc., Research and Training, Arlington, Virginia, USA

  6. 6

    The University of Edinburgh, Centre for Population Health Sciences, Edinburgh, UK

*Hanan Khalil, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, School of Rural Health, PO Box 973, Moe, Victoria, 3825, Australia. hanan.khalil@monash.edu.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Amended to reflect a change in scope (see 'What's new')
  2. Published Online: 11 NOV 2013

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

We plan to systematically identify and evaluate studies of interventions delivered in primary care settings that aim to reduce preventable medication errors that lead to hospital admissions, mortality and emergency department visits.