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Search results for "Infusion Pumps"
- Dispensing Errors
- Infusion Pumps
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. September 11, 2008;13:1-3.
This article discusses a medication error associated with a new smart pump system and describes strategies to prevent errors when well-established processes are changed.
Journal Article > Study
Adapa RM, Mani V, Murray LJ, et al. Br J Anaesth. 2012;109:729-734.
Medication errors were less frequent and medications were administered more rapidly, when pre-filled syringes were used instead of the traditional method of preparing intravenous infusions at the bedside.
Cases & Commentaries
- Web M&M
Tim Vanderveen, PharmD, MS; May 2009
Hospitalized for an elective procedure, a patient is given heparin in an incorrect concentration—off by a factor of 100.