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Effectiveness of double checking to reduce medication administration errors: a systematic review
  1. Alain K Koyama1,
  2. Claire-Sophie Sheridan Maddox1,
  3. Ling Li1,
  4. Tracey Bucknall2,3,
  5. Johanna I Westbrook1
  1. 1Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University, Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Australia
  2. 2School of Nursing and Midwifery, Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
  3. 3Alfred Health, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Alain K Koyama, Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University, Macquarie Park, NSW 2113, Australia; alain.koyama{at}mq.edu.au

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  • Contributors AKK was responsible for the study design, literature search, data extraction, study quality assessment and manuscript preparation. C-SSM was responsible for the literature search, data extraction and study quality assessment. LL and JIW contributed to the study design and manuscript preparation. TB contributed to manuscript preparation.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient and public involvement statement Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement All data relevant to the study are included in the article or uploaded as online supplementary information.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors AKK was responsible for the study design, literature search, data extraction, study quality assessment and manuscript preparation. C-SSM was responsible for the literature search, data extraction and study quality assessment. LL and JIW contributed to the study design and manuscript preparation. TB contributed to manuscript preparation.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient and public involvement statement Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement All data relevant to the study are included in the article or uploaded as online supplementary information.

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