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Table 2 Medication errors identified using interviews and record review.

From: Medication errors with electronic prescribing (eP): Two views of the same picture

Type of medication error Was error identified using this method?
  Record review Interview
eP interface yes yes
Prescribing   
Clinical need yes yes
Patient record selection no yes
Drug choice yes yes
Menu picking no yes
Dose, form and dosing frequency yes yes
Drug/dose duplication yes yes
Supplying yes yes
Administering   
Dose omission (regular medication) yes yes
Dose omission (once only or if required) no yes
Recording of administered dose yes yes
Monitoring yes yes