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increased energy and expenditureIn this approach to resolve medication errors, the concepts are in a hierarchical manner where each section makes up a subsystem of correspondent parts (Meyer & O’Brien-Pallas, 2010). The use of the theory reconciled the issues associated with medication administration errors.The implementation of the closed loop perspective would not be the best solution for improving drug administering errors. The closed loop system fails to use outside sources or influences in the environment (Codon, 2013). The thoughts of physicians, nurses, as well as external research and ideas, were critical to improving medication administration in the hospital. The open system approach used in drug administration assisted in eliminating the problem. The theory helped healthcare professionals improve the quality and safety of patients. Furthermore, the implementation of the methods produced better medical outcomes. Reference
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