Selection of incorrect medication pump leads to chemotherapy overdose.
Checklists are cognitive aids that help clinicians remember important steps to ensure safe practice. In response to an incident involving a chemotherapy administration error as a result of utilizing the incorrect infusion pump, this newsletter article discusses the development of a point-of-care checklist to assist in use of infusion pumps to improve safety.
ISMP Canada. August 26, 2015;15:1-4.