What do you do if you make a medical error?

What do you do if you make a medical error?

Medical Errors: What do we disclose to the patient?

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November, 2020
Taking ownership of the error and doing the right thing by putting the patient first is the only realistic course of action. Take immediate corrective measures. Inform the patient's doctor of the mistake so that action can be taken as soon as possible to counteract the effects of the incorrect medication.

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