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Journal Article

The impact of interruptions on medication errors in hospitals: an observational study of nurses.

Johnson M, Sanchez P, Langdon R, et al. Journal of nursing management. 2017;25:498-507.

Interruptions in nursing care are common and can contribute to errors. In keeping with prior research, this observational study of nurses found that interruptions in medication preparation and administration can compromise patient safety.