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Preventing Medication Errors: Quality Chasm Series.
Committee on Identifying and Preventing Medication Errors, Aspden P, Wolcott J, Bootman JL, Cronenwett LR, eds. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press; 2007.
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.
Preventing errors relating to commonly used anticoagulants.
Sentinel Event Alert. September 24, 2008;(41):1-4.
The impact of a closed-loop electronic prescribing and administration system on prescribing errors, administration errors and staff time: a before-and-after study.
Franklin BD, O'Grady K, Donyai P, Jacklin A, Barber N. Qual Saf Health Care. 2007;16:279-284.
Pharmacist workload and pharmacy characteristics associated with the dispensing of potentially clinically important drug-drug interactions.
Malone DC, Abarca J, Skrepnek GH, et al. Med Care. 2007;45:456-462.
Dispensing errors in community pharmacy: perceived influence of sociotechnical factors.
Szeinbach S, Seoane-Vazquez E, Parekh A, Herderick M. Int J Qual Health Care. 2007;19:203-09.
Assessing and monitoring override medications in automated dispensing devices.
Kowiatek JG, Weber RJ, Skledar SJ, Frank S, DeVita M. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2006;32:309-317.
Errors associated with medications removed from automated dispensing machines using override functions.
Kester K, Baxter J, Freudenthal K. Hosp Pharm. 2006;41:535-537.
MEDMARX 5th Anniversary Data Report: A Chartbook of 2003 Findings and Trends 1999-2003.
Rockville, MD: United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc.; 2004.
Nursing perception of the impact of automated dispensing cabinets on patient safety and ergonomics in a teaching health care center.
Rochais E, Atkinson S, Guilbeault M, Bussières JF. J Pharm Pract. 2014;27:150-157.
Errors during the preparation of drug infusions: a randomized controlled trial.
Adapa RM, Mani V, Murray LJ, et al. Br J Anaesth. 2012;109:729-734.
Medication errors: a year in review.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices. Pharmacy Practice News. October 2011:7-14.
Increasing the use of 'smart' pump drug libraries by nurses: a continuous quality improvement project.
Harding AD. Am J Nurs. 2012;112:26-35.
Oops, sorry, wrong patient! A patient verification process is needed everywhere, not just at the bedside.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. March 10, 2011;16:1-4.
Drug shortages: a pharmacy informatics perspective.
Edillo PN. Pharm Purch Prod. April 2011;8:26.
ISMP updates its list of drug name pairs with Tall man letters.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. November 18, 2010;15:1-3.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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