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Assessing the impact of the anesthesia medication template on medication errors during anesthesia: a prospective study.

Grigg EB, Martin LD, Ross FJ, et al. Assessing the Impact of the Anesthesia Medication Template on Medication Errors During Anesthesia: A Prospective Study. Anesth Analg. 2017;124(5):1617-1625. doi:10.1213/ANE.0000000000001823.

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April 26, 2017
Grigg EB, Martin LD, Ross FJ, et al. Anesth Analg. 2017;124:1617-1625.

Medication errors represent a significant source of harm to patients. In this prospective study, researchers created a template to standardize the organization of medications within the anesthesia workspace. Although implementation of the template led to a decrease in anesthesia medication errors, there was no change in errors resulting in patient harm.

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Grigg EB, Martin LD, Ross FJ, et al. Assessing the Impact of the Anesthesia Medication Template on Medication Errors During Anesthesia: A Prospective Study. Anesth Analg. 2017;124(5):1617-1625. doi:10.1213/ANE.0000000000001823.