TITLE

Improving patient safety with intelligent infusion devices

AUTHOR(S)
Sullivan, Mark
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;9/1/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 17, p1415
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the report by Breland that was published in the 2010 issue of "AJHP" on the implementation of intelligent infusion pumps at a community teaching hospital. He says that the report provides a platform for addressing issues related to the technology's evolution, its regulation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and its use by hospitals. He states that health system pharmacists must help achieve the full potential of infusion devices to enhance patient safety.
ACCESSION #
53052728

 

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