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Taking aim at infusion confusion.
Burdeu G, Crawford R, van de Vreede M, McCann J. J Nurs Care Qual. 2006;21:151-159.
United States marshals seize defective infusion pumps made by Alaris Products.
Rockville, MD: Center for Devices and Radiological Health, US Food and Drug Administration; August 29, 2006.
Safety Information on Alaris SE Infusion Pumps.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Patient Safety News. Show #57. November 2006.
MRI suites: safety outside the bore.
Gilk T. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. September/October 2006;3:16-18, 20-21.
Technology, governance and patient safety: systems issues in technology and patient safety.
Balka E, Doyle-Waters M, Lecznarowicz D, Fitzgerald JM. Int J Med Inform. 2006;76:S35-S37.
Double key bounce and double keying errors.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. January 12, 2006;11:1-2.
Hospital Bed System Dimensional and Assessment Guidance to Reduce Entrapment.
Center for Devices and Radiological Health. Bethesda, MD: Food and Drug Administration, US Dept of Health and Human Services; 2006.
Pump design flaws demonstrate need for practitioner involvement in FMEA.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. May 4, 2006:11:1-2,4.
Intravenous medication safety and smart infusion systems: lessons learned and future opportunities.
Keohane CA, Hayes J, Saniuk C, Rothschild JM, Bates DW. J Infus Nurs. 2005;28:321-328.
Doctors see flaw in device recalls.
Kerber R. The Boston Globe. June 23, 2005;Business section:E1.
Pharmaceutical industry and medical device companies: part of the solution?
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. November 16, 2006;11:1, 3.
Smart pumps: advanced capabilities and continuous quality improvement.
Vanderveen T. Patient Saf Quality Healthc. January/February 2007.
The impact of traditional and smart pump infusion technology on nurse medication administration performance in a simulated inpatient unit.
Trbovich PL, Pinkney S, Cafazzo JA, Easty AC. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:430-434.
Impact of a comprehensive safety initiative on patient-controlled analgesia errors.
Paul JE, Bertram B, Antoni K, et al. Anesthesiology. 2010;113:1427-1432.
Smart pumps: implications for nurse leaders.
Kirkbride G, Vermace B. Nurs Adm Q. 2011;35:110-118.
Applying a multidisciplinary approach to the selection, evaluation, and acquisition of smart infusion pumps.
Namshirin P, Ibey A, Lamsdale A. J Med Bio Eng. 2011;31:93-98.
Enhancing patient safety with intelligent intravenous infusion devices: experience in a specialty cardiac hospital.
Wood JL, Burnette JS. Heart Lung. 2012;41:173-176.
Using good design to eliminate medical errors.
Jaffe E. Fast Company. November 11, 2013.
PCA safety data review after clinical decision support and smart pump technology implementation.
Prewitt J, Schneider S, Horvath M, Hammond J, Jackson J, Ginsberg B. J Patient Saf. 2013;9:103-109.
Novel analysis of clinically relevant diagnostic errors in point-of-care devices.
Shermock KM, Streiff MB, Pinto BL, Kraus P, Pronovost PJ. J Thromb Haemost. 2011;9:1769-1775.
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