[ Pharmaceutical Sciences Asia - ONLINE ]
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[ Journal Abbreviation: Pharm.Sci.Asia ]
Mahidol University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
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DOI: 10.29090/psa.2023.02.22.291Pharm Sci Asia 2023; 50(2), 100-112

Medication errors analysis in Asia and Australia: A systematic review

Ayyoehan Tiara Annisa, Nanang Munif Yasin, Susi Ari Kristina*

- Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Despite Medication errors (MEs) become worldwide problem, the majority of the studies especially in Asia only carried out in Middle East and very little known about MEs in Asia and Australia. This study aimed systematically to identify and review research done on MEs and their causative factors in Asian and Australian countries. The literature search was conducted from 24 April 2022 using PubMed, ScienceDirect, Google Scholar, ProQuest, and Scopus as the literature search area databases. The collection of research results in a systematic review using the BOOLEAN operator to specify the search scope. The total articles generated were 7,799 articles and resulted in 40 articles in full text and met the requirements so that an analysis. Based on studies that have been reviewed, prescribing errors and dispensing errors are the most type than others and high workload is the most common factors.


Asia, Australia, Cause of Errors, Medication Errors

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