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Capture error

Error that occurs when a more practiced behavior automatically takes the place of a less familiar, intended one. Focus on a task is diverted elsewhere.

2

Assumption error

Error that occurs when an essential piece of info cannot be verified.

3

Selection error

Error that occurs when two or more options exist and the wrong option is chosen.

4

Wrong dose error

Error that occurs when a dose is either above or below the correct amount by more than 5%

5

Wrong time error

Error that occurs when any drug is given 30 minutes or more before or after it was ordered to be administered, up to the time of the next dose.

6

Extra dose error

Error that occurs when a patient receives more doses than were prescribed by the physician.

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ac

before meals

8

am

morning

9

bid

twice a day

10

c

with

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cap

capsule

12

DAW

dispense as written

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D/C

discontinue

14

g

gram

15

gr

grain

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gtt

drop

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h or hr

hour

18

IM

intramuscular

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IV

intravenously

20

L

liter

21

mcg

microgram

22

mEq

milliequivalent

23

mL

milliliter

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NKA

no known allergy

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NKDA

no known drug allergy

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npo

nothing by mouth

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pc

after meals

28

po

by mouth

29

prn

as needed

30

q

every