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Survey Factors affecting medication errors and influencing status reporting of nurses viewpoint
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Background & Aim: drug mistakes are classified in 5 medical mistakes by American medical institute and could be a base for serious injuries of patients. This study is done with the aim of detecting the effecting factors that leads to drug mistakes and its reporting condition.
Material and methods: this study is a descriptive and sectional on 204 nurses of Gonbade Kavus hospital that had been done on 1395. Measurement of sample volume was by relatively methods and sampling has been done with simple accidentally method. Study tools are including demographic information questionnaire of drug mistakes causes and reasons of not reporting these nursing mistakes. Data analysis was done by descriptive statics and 2 way K test of comparing drug mistakes abundance and Pierson correlation coefficient and ANOVA to compare mean volume of drug mistakes.
Results: in assessment of effecting factors causing drug mistakes, not knowing of drugs with 58 percent importance from the average, tiredness of hard work with 57.3 and a lack of motivation with 52.5 percent more than the average had the most importance. In relation with reporting condition, the fear of effecting of these mistakes on salary grades with 46 percent more than the average, fear from lack of cooperation of other colleagues with the nurse, with 43.6 percent and nursing managers focuses on the guilty person with 43.2 had the most importance.
 Conclusion: with attention to this point that most of nurses believed that drug mistakes causes are lack of knowledge of drugs, tiredness caused by their work and lack of enough time, it is advised that nursing managers focus on effecting processes to reduce drug mistakes like right education of staffs, holding tutorial sessions in relation with right techniques of drug administrations and nurses encouragement by nursing managers to enhance motivation in them.
Keywords: nursing, drug mistakes, mistakes reporting conditions
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/10/9 | Accepted: 2017/10/9 | Published: 2017/10/9
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Survey Factors affecting medication errors and influencing status reporting of nurses viewpoint. 3. 2017; 8 (1) :17-27
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نشریه پژوهشی تحلیلی دانشکده پرستاری الیگودرز (توسعه پرستاری در سلامت) Aligoodarz Nursing Faculty Analytic Research Journal
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