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Review

Systematic evidence review of rates and burden of harm of intravenous admixture drug preparation errors in healthcare settings.

Hedlund N, Beer I, Hoppe-Tichy T, et al. BMJ Open. 2017;7(12):e015912.

Errors in medication preparation and administration can lead to patient harm. Examining the evidence on intravenous preparation errors in hospitals, this systematic review suggests that there is significant opportunity to improve the intravenous medication preparation process.