Medication Error and an Effort to Reduce the Incident: A Scoping Review
The medication process is carried out by a professional team, namely pharmacists, doctors and nurses.
Aim: To identify and analyse the type and factors that influence medication error in Hospital and also the responsibility of each profession in ensuring drug safety.
Method: The scoping review is carried out through the study method, with keywords; error medication, safety medication, medication and nurse responsibility, medication and doctor's responsibility, drug and pharmacist responsibility, determinants of error medication, how to reduce error medication. The manuscript database is accessed from Google Scholar, with an English and Indonesian language and published in 2021.
Result: A total of twenty-one (21) studies from fourteen countries matched with the inclusion criteria. Scoping area described error medication types. determinant of MEs, roles of the health provider and effort to reduce MEs incident.
Conclusion: Medication errors are dangerous incidents so that each health professional must collaborate professionally to reduce medication errors.