Journal Article

Safer healthcare at home: detecting, correcting and learning from incidents involving infusion devices.

Lyons I, Blandford A. Applied ergonomics. 2018;67:104-114.

Home health care safety has historically received less attention than ambulatory or inpatient safety. This study reviewed safety hazards involving home infusion pumps in the United Kingdom. Device malfunctions were the most common safety hazard identified, and they were challenging for patients and caregivers to quickly or effectively address.