Desai Mira K | India

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Desai Mira K

3Department of Pharmacology, Nootan Medical College, Gujarat, India


  • Research   
    Evaluation of Medication Errors in Orthopaedic and Surgery Wards in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital
    Author(s): Bala Subramaniam, Shah Megha H*, Desai Chetna K and Desai Mira K

    Background: Medication errors can result in serious morbidity or mortality and have a significant economic impact on the patient and health care system Thus, this study aimed to determine the nature and type of Medication Errors (MEs), to find out the frequency and severity of medication errors, and assess the rationality of prescription orders in a tertiary care teaching hospital. Methods: A prospective, observational study was conducted in the Surgery and Orthopaedic ward of Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad from August 2018 to July 2019. MEs were categorized as prescription errors, dispensing errors, and administration errors. The case records and treatment charts were reviewed. The investigator also accompanied the staff nurse during the ward rounds and interviewed patients or caretakers to gather information, if necessary. The rationality of prescription.. Read More»

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