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Tools/Toolkit > Multi-use Website
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition; 8630 Fenton Street, Suite 412, Silver Spring, MD 20910.
This Web site includes a toolkit, posters, and educational materials to support safe tube feedings and prevent tubing misconnections.
Woodall A. Oakland Tribune. September 27, 2011.
This newspaper article reports how a medical error, which occurred during a nursing strike, resulted in a patient's death.
ISMP Canada Safety Bulletin. July 31, 2011;11:1-2.
This announcement reports on mistaken intravenous administration of breast milk and provides recommendations to prevent parenteral administration of enteral nutrition.
Journal Article > Study
Frequency and severity of harm of medication errors related to the parenteral nutrition process in a large university teaching hospital.
Sacks GS, Rough S, Kudsk KA. Pharmacotherapy. 2009;29:966-974.
Approximately 1 in 60 prescriptions for parenteral nutrition resulted in a medication error, most of which occurred at the preparation or administration stages.
Journal Article > Review
Guenter P, Hicks RW, Simmons D. Nutr Clin Pract. 2009;24:325-334.
Office of the Inspector General. Washington, DC: US Department of Health and Human Services; September 2008. Report No. OEI-02-08-00140.
This report summarizes 2007 data on quality and safety issues in Medicare- and Medicaid-certified nursing homes and finds that 17% of the organizations were cited for care deficiencies that could result in harm to residents.