Medication Errors In Nursing Research

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There are multiple problems related to medication errors that require nursing interventions. The goal of these nursing interventions is to identify factors that contribute to medication errors and to prevent it by using the 10 Rights of Medication Administration. There are many factors that can cause medication errors and the most common are interruptions and distractions. Research studies showed that there were 6.4 interruptions per hour and interruptions during every third drug given. Noise is also a big problem in the hospital and it comes from different machines and equipment, hospital staff, patients, phone calls, and call lights. For a nurse, having a nursing student following them can be a distraction because the nurse has to answer
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