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Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; 2019.
Drug dispensing systems have been adopted in hospitals to prevent medication errors, but accidents associated with their use still occur. This report provides comprehensive guidelines on the safe use of automated dispensing cabinets. Recommendations include improvement in areas such as stocking, labeling, and removal of expired medications.
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Bethesda, MD: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; 2016.
Miscalculations of intravenous infusion concentrations can result in patient harm. Representing the first phase of a standards development project, this report describes how standardization can improve reliability and safety of intravenous therapy and provides guidance on safe concentrations for drugs.