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Quality improvement project to reduce perioperative opioid oversedation events in a paediatric hospital.
Vermaire D, Caruso MC, Lesko A, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20:895-902.
A comprehensive quality improvement intervention resulted in a significant reduction in adverse drug events due to opioid pain medications, particularly in the immediate postoperative period.
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Marilyn Sue Bogner, PhD; July 2003
Following hysterectomy, a PCA pump is mistakenly continued in a woman suffering an adverse reaction to morphine, noticed only when her respiratory status set off an alarm.