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Journal Article > Study
Estock JL, Pham IT, Curinga HK, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018;44:683-694.
Hypoglycemia can lead to catastrophic adverse events if not acted upon quickly. Researchers tested an easier-to-read display for a glucometer commonly used in hospitals. This human factors engineering approach enabled nurses in simulations to more accurately interpret and respond to low blood sugar readings.
Journal Article > Commentary
Rule AM, Drincic A, Galt KA. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:155-162.
The authors share a case report of errors associated with the introduction of new equipment in an ambulatory setting and discuss the importance of device selection and user training to minimize these failures.