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Misreading injectable medications- causes and solutions: An integrative literature review


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This integrative review examines research identifying the misreading of injectable medications as a cause of medication error in hospitals, factors affecting injectable medication visibility leading to medication errors, and interventions to increase the readability of injectable medications. Signal detection theory (SDT) is applied to explain why visual enhancement of injectable medications may improve accuracy of administration.

Item Type: Journal article
Subjects: R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Schools > Centre for Health & Social Practice
Depositing User: Linda Fowler
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2020 01:43
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2023 08:57

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