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Safety considerations for challenges when using smart infusion pumps.

ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute care edition. October 20, 2022;20(21):1-5.

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November 2, 2022

ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute care edition. October 20, 2022;20(21):1-5.

Errors due to inadequate information use with intravenous smart pumps are a safety concern. This article discusses factors that contribute to medication errors and smart pumps, which include out-of-date drug libraries, omitted dose limits, and variable rate infusions. Recommendations for improvement include the creation, testing, and updating of drug libraries.

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ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute care edition. October 20, 2022;20(21):1-5.

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