Table 2

 Stage in medication use where error occurred

AuthorSettingMD orderingTranscribingPharmacy dispensingRn administering
Kaushal, 2001NICU, PICU wards79%11%4%4%
Ross, 2000NICU, PICU wards20%20%60%
Raju, 1989PICU3%30%60%
Vincer, 1989NICU16%8%8%27%