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WHO: the role of pharmacovigilance in reporting and learning systems for medication errors

18 November, 2014
Reporting and learning systems for medication errors:the role of pharmacovigilance centres.who.int. October 2014. This publication is intended to strengthen the capacity of national pharmacovigilance centres (PVCs) to identify, analyse and issue guidance to prevent or minimize medication errors (MEs) that harm patients. In addition it is intended to stimulate cooperation between national PVCs and patient safety organizations (PSOs) to work together in order to minimize preventable harms from medicines. Background and technical guidance are provided on the principles and methods of ME incident reporting and learning. This information is intended to assist PVCs and PSOs to begin using the same philosophy, terminology and processes when undertaking this work.Downloads: English version (file size: 783 KB)
WHO:  the role of pharmacovigilance in reporting and learning systems for medication errors
Publication detailsEditors: WHONumber of pages: 110Publication date: October 2014Languages: EnglishISBN: 978 92 4 150794 3

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