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To the Editor: In discussing the case of a
patient who noticed a potentially serious medication error, Dr Bates1 emphasizes a systems approach to the prevention
of medication errors. I would like to add that methods to ensure that systems
are working are also needed.2
Ferner RE. Reducing Medication Errors. JAMA. 2001;286(17):2091–2092. doi:10.1001/jama.286.17.2091
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