Journal Article

Intravenous smart pumps: usability issues, intravenous medication administration error, and patient safety.

Giuliano KK. Critical care nursing clinics of North America. 2018;30:215-224.

Usability weaknesses can contribute to intravenous medication administration errors. This review explores problems in the design and use of intravenous smart pumps that challenge safe use. The author recommends employing innovation with an emphasis on human factors engineering to improve smart pump safety and usability.