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Dramatic Reductions In Medication Errors Reported At International Patient Safety Conference

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November 10, 1998
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If you are one of the 30 million Americans admitted to a hospital each year, getting your medicine should become a lot safer once the findings of research reported Nov. 9 at an international patient safety conference in Palm Springs, California, are implemented nationwide.

RANCHO MIRAGE, CA, November 9, 1998 -- If you are one of the 30 million Americans admitted to a hospital each year, getting your medicine should become a lot safer once the findings of research reported today at an international patient safety conference in Palm Springs, California, are implemented nationwide. And, computers will play a major role according to the research, which included:


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American Association For The Advancement Of Science. "Dramatic Reductions In Medication Errors Reported At International Patient Safety Conference." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 10 November 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/11/981110074912.htm>.
American Association For The Advancement Of Science. (1998, November 10). Dramatic Reductions In Medication Errors Reported At International Patient Safety Conference. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/11/981110074912.htm
American Association For The Advancement Of Science. "Dramatic Reductions In Medication Errors Reported At International Patient Safety Conference." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/11/981110074912.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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