Journal Article

Errors in the administration of intravenous medications in hospital and the role of correct procedures and nurse experience.

Westbrook JI, Rob MI, Woods A, et al. BMJ quality & safety. 2011;20:1027-34.

This study found that skill and knowledge deficiencies contribute to the higher risk and severity associated with intravenous medication administration errors. Of note, these errors and their severity decreased as nurses became more experienced.