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Journal Article
Study

Patient safety, error reduction, and pediatric nurses' perceptions of smart pump technology.

Mason JJ, Roberts-Turner R, Amendola V, et al. Journal of pediatric nursing. 2014;29:143-51.

In this study, surveys found that pediatric nurses perceive that smart infusion pumps improve patient safety. Accompanying data captured by smart pumps supported that perception, documenting 65 instances in which those same nurses prevented medication errors by appropriately utilizing the devices.