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Journal Article > Commentary
Morphine overdose from error propagation on an acute pain service: [Une surdose de morphine resultant de multiples erreurs dans un service de douleur aigue].
Syed S, Paul JE, Hueftlein M, Kampf M, McLean RF. Can J Anaesth. 2006;53:586-590.
The authors provide a case study involving patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) pump errors that contributed to an accidental morphine overdose. They discuss how the case illustrates that small mistakes can combine to create major problems.
Journal Article > Study
Technology induced error and usability: the relationship between usability problems and prescription errors when using a handheld application.
Kushniruk AW, Triola MM, Borycki EM, Stein B, Kannry JL. Int J Med Inform. 2005;74:519-526.
The authors evaluated physicians' use of handheld prescribing devices and found that usability problems were associated with certain types of prescribing errors.