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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article

The sterile cockpit: an effective approach to reducing medication errors?

Federwisch M, Ramos H, Adams S' C. The American journal of nursing. 2014;114:47-55.

Aviation strategies often guide patient safety improvement discussions. This commentary describes how a team of nurses applied the sterile cockpit concept in their unit to decrease interruptions during medication administration. The authors relate lessons learned from their experience.