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Journal Article

Medication safety in the operating room: literature and expert-based recommendations.

Wahr JA, Abernathy JH, Lazarra EH, et al. British journal of anaesthesia. 2017;118:32-43.

This Delphi study examined 138 recommendations, generated from a review of 74 studies, regarding medication safety in the operating room. Using a consensus process, investigators determined 35 practices that can be implemented in the operative setting, including medication reconciliation and barcoding.