What is this article about?
Let's consider some of the potential causes for medication errors that can (and do) occur in a wandering dementia ward with, say, 14 residents. The 0730 hour round requires the RN or EN to administer/instil/inject/insert approximately 84 medications - an average of 6 per resident, be it insulin, eye drops, tablets, suspensions, inhalers or suppositories. How can we ensure that all of the prescribed medications are given?
What do others think?