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January 26, 2011

Risk of adverse drug events in neonates treated with opioids and the effect of a bar-code–assisted medication administration system.

Morriss FH, Abramowitz PW, Nelson SP, et al. Risk of adverse drug events in neonates treated with opioids and the effect of a bar-code-assisted medication administration system. American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 2011;68(1):57-62. doi:10.2146/ajhp090561.

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Morriss FH, Abramowitz PW, Nelson SP, et al. American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 2011;68:57-62.

This study observed that neonates receiving opioids in the intensive care setting were at increased risk of a preventable adverse drug event. Implementation of a bar-code–assisted medication administration system reduced the risk of harm from opioid medication errors.

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Morriss FH, Abramowitz PW, Nelson SP, et al. Risk of adverse drug events in neonates treated with opioids and the effect of a bar-code-assisted medication administration system. American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 2011;68(1):57-62. doi:10.2146/ajhp090561.