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Table 3 Characteristics of drug-related adverse events

From: Adverse event reporting in adult intensive care units and the impact of a multifaceted intervention on drug-related adverse events

Variable Data
No. of drug-related AEs 984
  Incorrect prescription, n (%) 226 (23)
  Inconsistency between prescription and administration, n (%) 207 (21)
  Wrong time dosage, n (%) 197 (20)
  Incorrect administration technique, n (%) 128 (13)
  Mistaken time of administration, n (%) 98 (10)
  Wrong initial dosage, n (%) 59 (6)
  Wrong preparation, n (%) 49 (5)
  Other, n (%) 20 (2)
  1. AE, adverse event.