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Using smart IV infusion pumps outside of patient rooms.

Messing EG, Abraham RS, Quinn NJ, et al. Using smart IV infusion pumps outside of patient rooms. Am J Nurs. Epub 2022 Jan 15. doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000819772.45006.5d

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February 2, 2022
Messing EG, Abraham RS, Quinn NJ, et al. Am J Nurs. 2022;122(2).

When hospitals began to fill up with COVID-19 patients, new strategies had to be developed and implemented quickly to reduce the spread of the virus. This article describes one strategy implemented by a New York hospital: relocating smart intravenous (iv) infusion pumps outside of patient rooms. Challenges, facilitators, and lessons learned are discussed.