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Journal Article > Commentary
Subramanyam R, Mahmoud M, Buck D, Varughese A. Pediatrics. 2016;138:e20154413.
Infusion pump programming is vulnerable to human error. This commentary describes how an improvement initiative tested a two-person verification strategy. Project leaders employed educational and feedback strategies along with plan-do-study-act cycles. The initiative resulted in reduced errors in pump programming and improvements in safety culture.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Patient Safety News. Show #57. November 2006.
This video news segment recaps concerns over the use of an infusion pump with an identified design defect.
Rockville, MD: Center for Devices and Radiological Health, US Food and Drug Administration; August 29, 2006.
This news release announces a seizure of infusion pumps that have a "key bounce" defect that could result in over-infusion of medication.