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Effect of bar-code technology on the safety of medication administration.
Poon EG, Keohane CA, Yoon CS, et al. N Engl J Med. 2010;362:1698-1707.
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.
Medication administration discrepancies persist despite electronic ordering.
FitzHenry F, Peterson JF, Arrieta M, Waitman LR, Schildcrout JS, Miller RA. J Am Med Inf Assoc. 2007;14:756-764.
Medication administration technologies and patient safety: a mixed-method systematic review.
Wulff K, Cummings GG, Marck P, Yurtseven O. J Adv Nurs. 2011;67:2080-2095.
A network collaboration implementing technology to improve medication dispensing and administration in critical access hospitals.
Wakefield DS, Ward MM, Loes JL, O'Brien J. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010;17:584-587.
Automated drug dispensing system reduces medication errors in an intensive care setting.
Chapuis C, Roustit M, Bal G, et al. Crit Care Med. 2010;38:2275-2281.
Bar code technology and medication administration error.
Young J, Slebodnik M, Sands L. J Patient Saf. 2010;6;115-120.
Time-dependent drug–drug interaction alerts in care provider order entry: software may inhibit medication error reductions.
van der Sijs H, Lammers L, van den Tweel A, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009;16:864-868.
Guidelines for timely medication administration: response to the CMS "30-minute rule."
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. January 13, 2011;16:1-4.
Multimodal system designed to reduce errors in recording and administration of drugs in anaesthesia: prospective randomised clinical evaluation.
Merry AF, Webster CS, Hannam J, et al. BMJ. 2011;343:d5543.
Medication errors in paediatric outpatients.
Kaushal R, Goldmann DA, Keohane CA, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e30.
Evaluation of inpatient admissions and potential antimicrobial and analgesic dosing errors in overweight children.
Miller JL, Johnson PN, Harrison DL, Hagemann TM. Ann Pharmacother. 2010;44:35-42.
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.
Medication-related patient safety incidents in critical care: a review of reports to the UK National Patient Safety Agency.
Thomas AN, Panchagnula U. Anaesthesia. 2008;63:726-733.
Design for reliability: barcoded medication administration.
Hayden AC, Lanoue ET, Still CJ. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. July/August 2011;8:12-20.
Potassium and phosphorus repletion in hospitalized patients: implications for clinical practice and the potential use of healthcare information technology to improve prescribing and patient safety.
Hemstreet BA, Stolpman N, Badesch DB, May SK, McCollum M. Curr Med Res Opin. 2006;22:2449-2455.
Double checking the administration of medicines: what is the evidence? A systematic review.
Alsulami Z, Conroy S, Choonara I. Arch Dis Child. 2012;97:833-837.
Bar-Coded Medication Administration (BCMA).
Decisionmaker Brief. AHRQ Publication No: 08-0085, August 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
Computerized decision support for medication dosing in renal insufficiency: a randomized, controlled trial.
Terrell KM, Perkins AJ, Hui SL, Callahan CM, Dexter PR, Miller DK. Ann Emerg Med. 2010;56:623-629.
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