Journal Article

Right medication, right dose, right patient, right time, and right route: how do we select the right patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) device?

Ladak SSJ, Chan VWS, Easty T, et al. Pain management nursing : official journal of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses. 2007;8:140-5.

Reports of problems related to patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) pumps are common. This article details one teaching hospital's interdisciplinary approach to selecting a PCA device to ensure patient safety.