Table 4

ORs of the association between double-checking and any MAEs and potential MAE severity*

Outcome of interestDouble-checking mandatory
Double-checking optional
OR (95% CI)P valueOR (95% CI)P value
Any MAEs0.89 (0.65 to 1.21)0.440.71 (0.54 to 0.95)0.02
Potential severity0.86 (0.65 to 1.15)0.310.75 (0.57 to 0.99)0.04
  • *The results presented are derived from generalised linear mixed effect models (for details see Statistical analysis section).

  • MAE, medication administration error.