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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bar code technology and medication administration error.
Young J, Slebodnik M, Sands L. J Patient Saf. 2010;6;115-120.
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.
Medication errors in paediatric outpatients.
Kaushal R, Goldmann DA, Keohane CA, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e30.
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.
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.
Identifying and reducing medication errors in psychiatry: creating a culture of safety through the use of an adverse event reporting mechanism.
Jayaram G, Doyle D, Steinwachs D, Samuels J. J Psychiatr Pract. 2011;17:81–88.
ISMP medication error report analysis.
Cohen MR. Hosp Pharm. 2009;44:730-733.
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.
Severity of medication administration errors detected by a bar-code medication administration system.
Sakowski J, Newman JM, Dozier K. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2008;65:1661-1666.
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