• Newspaper/Magazine Article
  • Published February 2018

Safety with nebulized medications requires an interdisciplinary team approach.

Myriad system and clinician failures can contribute to medication errors. This newsletter article reviews factors that contribute to nebulized medication administration problems, such as unlabeled solutions, look-alike packaging, equipment misuse, and storage issues. Recommendations to reduce risks include team assessment of barcode scanning processes, communicating orders, and storing vials separately.

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