Advances in Preventive Medicine / 2020 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Assessment of Prescriptions in the Endocrinology Department of a Tertiary Care Hospital in Pakistan Using World Health Organization Guidelines

Table 3

Commission and omission errors (N = 100).

Type of errorNo. of prescriptions contains errorPercentage (%)

Drug name error10/1099.17
Dosage form (NM)20/1003.84
Strength of the dosage form (NM)67/52012.8
Duration of therapy (NM)0000
Frequency (NM)57/52010.9
Patient name (NM)0101
Patient name duplicated0202
Patient address (NM)1313
Age (NM)0707
Gender (NM)0000
Weight (NM)0101
Diagnosis (NM)0000

NM = not mentioned.

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