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Interruptions during the delivery of high-risk medications.

Trbovich P, Prakash V, Stewart J, et al. Interruptions during the delivery of high-risk medications. J Nurs Adm. 2010;40(5):211-8. doi:10.1097/NNA.0b013e3181da4047.

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June 2, 2010
Trbovich P, Prakash V, Stewart J, et al. J Nurs Adm. 2010;40(5):211-8.

This direct observation study found that nurses were interrupted nearly one quarter of the time while administering chemotherapy. Prior studies have linked interruptions to an increased rate of medication administration errors.