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Tess Pape, PhD, RN, CNOR; February 2006
Bypassing the safeguards of an automated dispensing machine in a skilled nursing facility, a nurse administers medications from a portable medication cart. A non-diabetic patient receives insulin by mistake, which requires his admission to intensive care and delays his chemotherapy for cancer.
Journal Article > Study
Haw C, Stubbs J, Dickens G. Int J Qual Health Care. 2007;19:210-216.
The researchers observed clinical staff administering medications in an elderly psychiatric patient population and saw that errors were common yet rarely of serious clinical consequence.