Survey on LASA drug name pairs: who knows what’s on your list and the best ways to prevent mix-ups?
Approach to Improving Safety
- Audit and Feedback
- Communication between Providers
- Human Factors Engineering
- Automatic drug dispensers
- Bar Coding and Radiofrequency ID Tagging
- Clinical Information Systems
This article shares results from a survey regarding look-alike or sound-alike (LASA) medication confusion and lists strategies to reduce such errors.