Maitraye Basu

Department of Biochemistry, MGM Medical College and LSK Hospital, Kishanganj, Bihar, India

Publications

  • Research   
    An Analysis of Medication Errors in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital
    Author(s): Manasij Mitra and Maitraye Basu*

    Introduction: Medication errors can occur at any step while handling a medication from prescribing, indenting, dispensing to administration. Medication errors have the potential to cause patient harm to the extent of serious morbidity or even mortality and can have a substantial cost impact on the healthcare system. It can also lead to patient dissatisfaction and loss of confidence on the medical care. This study done with the objective of analysis of medication errors in a teaching hospital with an aim towards process improvement is thus justified. Materials and methods: This were a retrospective study done on the reported inpatient Medication Errors between January 2018 to December 2019 in a 600-bed tertiary care teaching hospital in Bihar. The total number of Medication errors reported during the study period was 1501 and the total number.. Read More»

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