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Effectiveness of a ‘do not interrupt’ vest intervention to reduce medication errors during medication administration: a multicenter cluster randomized controlled trial.

Berdot S, Vilfaillot A, Bezie Y, et al. Effectiveness of a ‘do not interrupt’ vest intervention to reduce medication errors during medication administration: a multicenter cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Nurs. 2021;20(1):153. doi: 10.1186/s12912-021-00671-7.

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October 13, 2021
Berdot S, Vilfaillot A, Bézie Y, et al. BMC Nurs. 2021;20(1):153.

Interruptions have been identified as a common source of medication errors. In this study of the effectiveness of a “do not interrupt” vest worn by nurses from medication preparation to administration, neither medication administration error or interruption rates improved.

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Berdot S, Vilfaillot A, Bezie Y, et al. Effectiveness of a ‘do not interrupt’ vest intervention to reduce medication errors during medication administration: a multicenter cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Nurs. 2021;20(1):153. doi: 10.1186/s12912-021-00671-7.