The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.
Nemeth CP, Brown J, Crandall B, et al. Mil Med. 2014;179:4-10.
This study provides a detailed description of the overlapping technological, organizational, and human factors associated with the use of smart pumps and includes insights into potential pitfalls that may pose patient safety threats. The authors make specific recommendations to improve the real-world use of smart pump technology.
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This piece discusses how adopting new technology can have unintended effects.
Nemeth CP, Cook RI, Wears RL. Ann Emerg Med. 2007;50:384-6.
The authors introduce a set of articles that explore how clinicians plan and manage their work in the emergency department through the spectrum of clinical workload, learning techniques, equipment use, and communication.