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Table 1 Definition of wrong prescription by error type [7]

From: Chemotherapy prescribing errors: an observational study on the role of information technology and computerized physician order entry systems

Categories Definition
Inappropriate prescription No support for that regimen at such doses, in that setting or patient, according to age, performance status, baseline organ function, comorbidities, tumor type/stage, potential for drug interactions/allergic reactions, etc.
Incomplete prescription Missing dosage, unit of measure, administration route, type and volume of infusion solutions, infusion time, premedication drugs, etc.
Incorrect prescription Medication order showing wrong drug, wrong dosage (depending on variations of the body surface area, organ function, or previous toxicities), wrong unit of measure, wrong administration route, wrong type and volume of infusion solutions, wrong infusion time, etc.