Safe injection, infusion, and medication vial practices in health care (2016).
Approach to Improving Safety
- Device-related Complications
- Medication Errors/Preventable Adverse Drug Events
- Nosocomial Infections
Setting of Care
Improper injection practices associated with point-of-care testing and treatment can contribute to the spread of health care–associated infections. This position paper outlines how clinicians and infection preventionists can reduce unsafe behaviors with surveillance, oversight, enforcement, individual skills development, and professional accountability.