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Table 1 Total prescriptions in study period and the numbers with errors identified by study pharmacists

From: The Incidence Of Prescribing Errors In An Eye Hospital

  TOTAL NO PRESCRIPTIONS IN AREA OVER THE STUDY PERIOD NUMBER WITH ERRORS OF PRESCRIPTION WRITING NUMBER WITH DRUG ERRORS TOTAL NUMBER OF SCRIPTS WITH ERRORS % OF SCRIPTS WITH ERRORS
OPD 144 64 9 73 50%
A&E 1117 56 4 60 5%
DAY 561 24 2 26 5%
CASE      
WARD 130 0 0 0 0%
  1952 144 (7%) 15 (1%) 159 8%