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Prevalence of medication administration errors in two medical units with automated prescription and dispensing.
Rodriguez-Gonzalez CG, Herranz-Alonso A, Martin-Barbero ML, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012;19:72-78.
The incidence and nature of prescribing and medication administration errors in paediatric inpatients.
Ghaleb MA, Barber N, Franklin BD, Wong ICK. Arch Dis Child. 2010;95:113-118.
Prioritising the prevention of medication handling errors.
Bertsche T, Niemann D, Mayer Y, Ingram K, Hoppe-Tichy T, Haefeli WE. Pharm World Sci. 2008;30:907-915.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
CMS 30-minute rule for drug administration needs revision.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. September 9, 2010;15:1-6.
Empowering frontline nurses: a structured intervention enables nurses to improve medication administration accuracy.
Kliger J, Blegen MA, Gootee D, O'Neil E. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2009;35:604-612.
The Result Stopped Here.
Astion M. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. June 2004.
Bar code medication administration technology: characterization of high-alert medication triggers and clinician workarounds.
Miller DF, Fortier CR, Garrison KL. Ann Pharmacother. 2011;45:162-168.
An observational study of medication administration errors in old-age psychiatric inpatients.
Haw C, Stubbs J, Dickens G. Int J Qual Health Care. 2007;19:210-216.
Impact of barcode medication administration technology on how nurses spend their time providing patient care.
Poon EG, Keohane CA, Bane A, et al. J Nurs Adm. 2008;38:541-549.
Reducing interruptions to improve medication safety.
Freeman R, McKee S, Lee-Lehner B, Pesenecker J. J Nurs Care Qual. 2013;28:176-185.
Nurses' satisfaction with medication administration point-of-care technology.
Hurley AC, Bane A, Fotakis S, et al. J Nurs Adm. 2007;37:343-349.
Nurses' clinical reasoning: processes and practices of medication safety.
Dickson GL, Flynn L. Qual Health Res. 2012;22:3-16.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
SafetyNet: Lessons Learned from Close Calls in the OR.
AORN J. 2006;84(suppl 1):S1-S63.
Priority patient safety issues identified by perioperative nurses.
Steelman VM, Graling PR, Perkhounkova Y. AORN J. 2013;97:402-418.
Enhancing patient safety with intelligent intravenous infusion devices: experience in a specialty cardiac hospital.
Wood JL, Burnette JS. Heart Lung. 2012;41:173-176.
Effects of learning climate and registered nurse staffing on medication errors.
Chang Y, Mark B. Nurs Res. 2011;60:32-39.
Interruptions and miscommunications in surgery: an observational study.
Gillespie BM, Chaboyer W, Fairweather N. AORN J. 2012;95:576-590.
Discrepant perceptions of communication, teamwork and situation awareness among surgical team members.
Wauben LS, Dekker-van Doorn CM, van Wijngaarden JD, et al. Int J Qual Health Care. 2011;23:159-166.
Can your nurses stop a surgeon?
Weinstock M. Hosp Health Netw. 2007;81:38-40, 42, 44-46.
Creating safety culture on nursing units: human performance and organizational system factors that make a difference.
Moody RF, Pesut DJ, Harrington CF. J Patient Saf. 2006;2:198-206.
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