HCA 375 Continuous Quality Monitoring & Accreditation Illegible Physicians HandwritingBOXTER
Illegible handwriting and transcription errors are responsible for as much as 61 percent of medication errors in hospitals. A simple mistake such as putting the decimal point in the wrong place can have serious consequences causing a patient's dosage to be 10 times the recommended amount. This is a serious problem. Bad handwriting is the cause for many delays due the time spent in trying to decipher the Doctor’s order. This is a subject that has to be taken seriously to....
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