Medication errors: prevention using information technology systems
Version of Record online: 25 JUN 2009
© 2009 The Author. Journal compilation © 2009 The British Pharmacological Society
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Volume 67, Issue 6, pages 681–686, June 2009
How to Cite
Agrawal, A. (2009), Medication errors: prevention using information technology systems. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 67: 681–686. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2125.2009.03427.x
- Issue online: 25 JUN 2009
- Version of Record online: 25 JUN 2009
- Received 9 February 2009 Accepted18 March 2009
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