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ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. September 11, 2008;13:1-3.
This article discusses a medication error associated with a new smart pump system and describes strategies to prevent errors when well-established processes are changed.
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Makic MBF. Clin Nurs Spec. 2015;29:195-197.
Smart pumps are considered a valuable method to improve medication safety. However, users may engage in workarounds that bypass the safety features of the equipment. This commentary relates risks and benefits associated with smart pumps and highlights opportunities to augment adoption and use of smart pump technology to prevent medication errors. A past AHRQ WebM&M perspective describes the value of smart pump technologies as a medication safety strategy.