Journal Article

Checking it twice: an evaluation of checklists for detecting medication errors at the bedside using a chemotherapy model.

White RE, Trbovich PL, Easty AC, et al. Quality & safety in health care. 2010;19:562-7.

This study describes the development and implementation of checklists to prevent chemotherapy errors. The authors raise the challenge of using checklists to balance safe completion of mechanistic tasks with those that require abstract clinical problem-solving.