Nurses' reported thinking during medication administration.

  title={Nurses' reported thinking during medication administration.},
  author={Laurel A Eisenhauer and Ann C. Hurley and Nancy Dolan},
  journal={Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing},
  volume={39 1},
PURPOSE To document nurses' reported thinking processes during medication administration before and after implementation of point-of-care technology. DESIGN AND METHODS Semistructured interviews and real-time tape recordings were used to document the thinking processes of 40 nurses practicing in inpatient care units in a large tertiary care teaching hospital in the northeastern US. FINDINGS Content analysis resulted in identification of 10 descriptive categories of nurses' thinking… CONTINUE READING


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