Progressive Care Nurses Improving Patient Safety by Limiting Interruptions During Medication Administration.

@article{Flynn2016ProgressiveCN,
  title={Progressive Care Nurses Improving Patient Safety by Limiting Interruptions During Medication Administration.},
  author={Fran Flynn and Julie Q Evanish and Josephine M Fernald and Dawn E Hutchinson and Cheryl A. Lefaiver},
  journal={Critical care nurse},
  year={2016},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={19-35}
}
BACKGROUND Because of the high frequency of interruptions during medication administration, the effectiveness of strategies to limit interruptions during medication administration has been evaluated in numerous quality improvement initiatives in an effort to reduce medication administration errors. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effectiveness of evidence-based strategies to limit interruptions during scheduled, peak medication administration times in 3 progressive cardiac care units (PCCUs). A… CONTINUE READING
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