Medication errors involving oral chemotherapy (pages 2455–2464)
Saul N. Weingart, Julio Toro, Justin Spencer, Deborah Duncombe, Anne Gross, Sylvia Bartel, Jeremy Miransky, Ann Partridge, Lawrence N. Shulman and Maureen Connor
Version of Record online: 11 MAR 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.25027
Oral chemotherapy medication errors often consist of the wrong dose, drug, or number of days of treatment supplied, or of missed doses. Incidents derived from a literature search and hospital incident reporting system yielded a higher percentage of injurious errors compared with pharmacy interventions, national reporting systems, and prompted clinician reports.