May 2008, Volume 38 Number 5 , p 41 - 41 [FREE]




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Answer this brief questionnaire to help us investigate nurses' knowledge and attitudes about medication administration. Your contribution will help us identify problems in nursing practice that contribute to errors. Look for the results in a future issue of Nursing. Send your survey to Nursing2008 Medication Errors Survey, 323 Norristown Rd., Suite 200, Ambler, PA 19002, or fax it to 215-367-2155. Or take the survey online at Please send us your survey by June 30, 2008.


Please add any comments or observations about practices, perceptions, or attitudes you believe contribute to medication errors and any suggestions for reducing errors on a separate sheet of paper.

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