Affiliation: Charing Cross Hospital
- Adverse drug events: what's the truth?B Dean
Director, Academic Pharmacy Unit, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust and the School of Pharmacy, University of London, London W12 0HS, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 12:165-6. 2003
- Learning from prescribing errorsB Dean
Clinical Services, Academic Pharmacy Unit, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, Du Cane Road, London W12 0HS, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 11:258-60. 2002..Changes are needed in both systems and culture to provide an environment in which lessons can be learnt from errors and put into practice...
- Prescribing errors in hospital inpatients: their incidence and clinical significanceB Dean
Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, London WC1N 1AX, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 11:340-4. 2002..This pilot study sought to investigate their incidence in one UK hospital...
- Causes of prescribing errors in hospital inpatients: a prospective studyBryony Dean
Centre for Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, London, UK
Lancet 359:1373-8. 2002..They have not, however, been applied to prescribing errors, which are a great cause of patient harm. Our aim was to use this approach to investigate the causes of such errors...
- What is a prescribing error?B Dean
Academic Pharmacy Unit, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, London W12 0HS
Qual Health Care 9:232-7. 2000..To develop a practitioner led definition of a prescribing error for use in quantitative studies of their incidence...
- When should pharmacists visit their wards? An application of simulation to planning hospital pharmacy servicesB Dean
Centre for Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, London University, UK
Health Care Manag Sci 2:35-42. 1999..Simulation was found to be a useful approach to investigating different service alternatives without the expense and disruption of assessing each in practice...
- Hospital drug distribution systems in the UK and Germany--a study of medication errorsK Taxis
Centre for Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, London, UK
Pharm World Sci 21:25-31. 1999..Errors occurring with the traditional system and the unit dose system may be reduced if the original prescription is used for medication administration...
- Multidisciplinary antimicrobial management and the role of the infectious diseases pharmacist--a UK perspectiveK Knox
Department of Microbiology, St George s Hospital, London, UK
J Hosp Infect 53:85-90. 2003..Managerial structures within hospitals need to endorse multidisciplinary antimicrobial management schemes with appropriate authoritative, administrative and information technology support...
- Validity and reliability of observational methods for studying medication administration errorsB Dean
Pharmacy Unit, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, London, England
Am J Health Syst Pharm 58:54-9. 2001..Observer reliability was high. Concerns about the validity and reliability of observational methods for identifying MAEs may be unfounded...
- The validation of an existing method of scoring the severity of medication administration errors for use in GermanyKatja Taxis
Pharmazeutische Biologie, Pharmazeutisches Institut, Universitat Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 8, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
Pharm World Sci 24:236-9. 2002..The aim of this study was to assess the validity and reliability of an existing method of scoring the severity of medication administration errors, developed in the United Kingdom (UK), for use in Germany...