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Journal Article

Intervening in interruptions: what exactly is the risk we are trying to manage?

Gao J, Rae AJ, Dekker SWA. Journal of patient safety. 2017.

Interruptions can contribute to medication errors, but efforts to reduce interruptions may result in unintended consequences. The authors suggest that designing interventions around high reliability and resilience principles can address risks and increase the likelihood of lasting improvements.