TITLE

Low-Tech Safety

AUTHOR(S)
MOORE, JAY
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Feb2009, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the implementation of a medication vest initiative at Kaiser South San Francisco Medical Center in California. According to Becky Richards, adult clinical services director at the medical center, they have seen a significant reduction in medication errors from its medication vest program, in which nurses wear specific apparel when dispensing medications to indicate they are not to be bothered.
ACCESSION #
36829005

 

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