Automatic drug dispensers
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Piecing together medication administration.
Anderson HJ. Health Data Manage. May 1, 2009;17:22.
Errors associated with medications removed from automated dispensing machines using override functions.
Kester K, Baxter J, Freudenthal K. Hosp Pharm. 2006;41:535-537.
The impact of a closed-loop electronic prescribing and administration system on prescribing errors, administration errors and staff time: a before-and-after study.
Franklin BD, O'Grady K, Donyai P, Jacklin A, Barber N. Qual Saf Health Care. 2007;16:279-284.
Preventing errors relating to commonly used anticoagulants.
Sentinel Event Alert. September 24, 2008;(41):1-4.
Implementing a bar-code medication administration system.
Weber RJ. Hosp Pharm. 2008;43:1016-1023.
Medication errors: a year in review.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices. Pharmacy Practice News. October 2011:7-14.
Preventing medication errors in hospitals through a systems approach and technological innovation: a prescription for 2010.
Crane J, Crane FG. Hosp Top. Fall 2006;84:3-8.
ASHP national survey of pharmacy practice in hospital settings: dispensing and administration—2008.
Pedersen CA, Schneider P, Scheckelhoff DJ. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2009;66:926-946.
Severity of medication administration errors detected by a bar-code medication administration system.
Sakowski J, Newman JM, Dozier K. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2008;65:1661-1666.
Prevalence of medication administration errors in two medical units with automated prescription and dispensing.
Rodriguez-Gonzalez CG, Herranz-Alonso A, Martin-Barbero ML, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012;19:72-78.
Bar-Coded Medication Administration (BCMA).
Decisionmaker Brief. AHRQ Publication No: 08-0085, August 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
Guidelines for timely medication administration: response to the CMS "30-minute rule."
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. January 13, 2011;16:1-4.
Drug shortages: a pharmacy informatics perspective.
Edillo PN. Pharm Purch Prod. April 2011;8:26.
Dose of technology helps Shands at UF avoid drug errors.
Chun D. Gainsville Sun. August 21, 2006.
ISMP medication error report analysis.
Smetzer JL, Cohen MR. Hosp Pharm. 2008;43;788-792.
The Role of Bar Coding and Smart Pumps in Safety
Jeffrey M. Rothschild, MD, MPH; Carol Keohane, RN, BSN AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. September 2008.
Medication Safety Self Assessment for Automated Dispensing Cabinets.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; 2009.
Evaluation of causes and frequency of medication errors during information technology downtime.
Hanuscak TL, Szeinbach SL, Seoane-Vazquez E, Reichert BJ, McCluskey CF. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2009;66:1119-1124.
Misprogramming PCA concentration leads to dosing errors.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 28, 2008;13:1-3.
Impact of barcode medication administration technology on how nurses spend their time providing patient care.
Poon EG, Keohane CA, Bane A, et al. J Nurs Adm. 2008;38:541-549.
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