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Table 3 Interns were asked a series of 5-point Likert Style questions relating to experiences writing discharge prescriptions/summaries

From: Assessment of an electronic patient record system on discharge prescribing errors in a Tertiary University Hospital

Please answer the following questions in relation to your experiences writing discharge prescriptions and discharge summaries in SJH Strongly disagree (%) Disagree (%) Unsure (%) Agree (%) Strongly agree (%)
If an intern is familiar with a patient they are less likely to make errors in the patient’s discharge prescription (n = 31) 0 0 0 29.03 70.97
If I am unfamiliar with a patient, I can discuss their care with someone who is more familiar with the patient (n = 31) 3.23 6.45 19.35 58.06 12.9
I am comfortable prescribing for patients whose care I have not been involved in (n = 31) 9.68 45.16 9.68 25.81 9.68
I am familiar with patients I complete discharges on (n = 31) 0 3.23 38.71 54.84 3.23