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Strategies to reduce patient harm from infusion-associated medication errors: a scoping review.

Wolf ZR. Strategies to Reduce Patient Harm From Infusion-Associated Medication Errors: A Scoping Review. J Infus Nurs. 2018;36(1):58-65. doi:10.1097/NAN.0000000000000263.

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January 31, 2018
Wolf ZR. J Infus Nurs. 2018;36(1):58-65.

Administration errors involving infusion medications can be harmful. This review highlights strategies to improve infusion safety such as standardization, use of smart pump systems, and cognitive aids. The author summarizes elements of infusion practices that create opportunities for error, including lack of staff knowledge and patient complexity.

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Wolf ZR. Strategies to Reduce Patient Harm From Infusion-Associated Medication Errors: A Scoping Review. J Infus Nurs. 2018;36(1):58-65. doi:10.1097/NAN.0000000000000263.