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Multicentre study to develop a medication safety package for decreasing inpatient harm from omission of time-critical medications.

Graudins LV, Ingram C, Smith BT, et al. Multicentre study to develop a medication safety package for decreasing inpatient harm from omission of time-critical medications. International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 2014;27(1). doi:10.1093/intqhc/mzu099.

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March 4, 2015
Graudins LV, Ingram C, Smith BT, et al. International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 2014;27(1).

Omitted or delayed dosing of medications is an aspect of missed nursing care in inpatient settings. This quality improvement study describes an audit and feedback tool to ensure timely medication administration in hospitals. This type of standardized work and feedback, influenced by human factors engineering, has been applied to many patient safety programs.

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Graudins LV, Ingram C, Smith BT, et al. Multicentre study to develop a medication safety package for decreasing inpatient harm from omission of time-critical medications. International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 2014;27(1). doi:10.1093/intqhc/mzu099.