I D Coombes

Summary

Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Why do interns make prescribing errors? A qualitative study
    Ian D Coombes
    Pharmacy Department, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:89-94. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Safe medication practice: attitudes of medical students about to begin their intern year
    Ian D Coombes
    Safe Medication Practice Unit, Queensland Health, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Med Educ 42:427-31. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Impact of a standard medication chart on prescribing errors: a before-and-after audit
    I D Coombes
    Safe Medication Practice Unit, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Level 13, Block 7, Herston Rd, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:478-85. 2009
  4. pmc Pilot of a National Inpatient Medication Chart in Australia: improving prescribing safety and enabling prescribing training
    Ian D Coombes
    Safe Medication Management Unit, Medication Services Queensland, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Qld 4016, Australia
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 72:338-49. 2011
  5. pmc Factors predictive of intravenous fluid administration errors in Australian surgical care wards
    P Y Han
    The School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 14:179-84. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The national inpatient medication chart: critical audit of design and performance at a tertiary hospital
    Ian D Coombes
    Med J Aust 188:732-3; author reply 733. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of computerised prescribing on use of antibiotics
    Ian D Coombes
    Med J Aust 180:140-1. 2004

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Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Why do interns make prescribing errors? A qualitative study
    Ian D Coombes
    Pharmacy Department, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:89-94. 2008
    ..To identify and analyse factors underlying intern prescribing errors to inform development of specific medication-safety interventions...
  2. doi request reprint Safe medication practice: attitudes of medical students about to begin their intern year
    Ian D Coombes
    Safe Medication Practice Unit, Queensland Health, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Med Educ 42:427-31. 2008
    ..This study aimed to assess medical students' perceptions of their readiness to prescribe, associated risks and outcome if involved in an error, as well as their perceptions of available support...
  3. doi request reprint Impact of a standard medication chart on prescribing errors: a before-and-after audit
    I D Coombes
    Safe Medication Practice Unit, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Level 13, Block 7, Herston Rd, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:478-85. 2009
    ..3) To use the chart to facilitate safe medication management training. Design,..
  4. pmc Pilot of a National Inpatient Medication Chart in Australia: improving prescribing safety and enabling prescribing training
    Ian D Coombes
    Safe Medication Management Unit, Medication Services Queensland, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Qld 4016, Australia
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 72:338-49. 2011
    ..Standard medication charts have been recommended by British and Australian Health services. A study of a standard medication chart in five hospitals in one state of Australia significantly reduced prescribing errors...
  5. pmc Factors predictive of intravenous fluid administration errors in Australian surgical care wards
    P Y Han
    The School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 14:179-84. 2005
    ..Errors in administration can cause detrimental patient outcomes and increase healthcare costs, although little is known about medication administration errors associated with continuous IV infusions...
  6. ncbi request reprint The national inpatient medication chart: critical audit of design and performance at a tertiary hospital
    Ian D Coombes
    Med J Aust 188:732-3; author reply 733. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of computerised prescribing on use of antibiotics
    Ian D Coombes
    Med J Aust 180:140-1. 2004