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Hassle in the dispensary: pilot study of a proactive risk monitoring tool for organisational learning based on narratives and staff perceptions.
Sujan MA, Ingram C, McConkey T, Cross S, Cooke MW. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20:549-556.
In this study, qualitative interviews with frontline staff were used to identify sources of latent error within an inpatient pharmacy. The potential problems identified, which included issues with the work environment and information technology, were then prospectively monitored over a 6-month period. This process was used to design system improvements.
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Robert L. Wears, MD, MS; September 2004
A nurse notices that an IV medication she is about to administer is possibly mislabeled, as it looks like a different drug. However, she is interrupted before she can call the pharmacy and winds up hanging the bag anyway.