Technologies to reduce errors in dispensing and administration of medication in hospitals: clinical and economic analyses.

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Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Agence canadienne des médicaments et des technologies de la santé and Yukon. The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health takes sole responsibility for the final form and content of this report. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of Health Canada, or any provincial or territorial government. Reproduction of this document for non-commercial purposes is permitted, provided appropriate credit is given to CADTH. Reviewers These individuals kindly provided comments on this report. Industry: The following manufacturers were provided with an opportunity to comment on an earlier version of this report: (Canada), Swisslog AG. All comments that were received were considered when preparing the final report. This report is a review of existing public literature, studies, materials, and other information and documentation (collectively the " source documentation ") which are available to CADTH. The accuracy of the contents of the source documentation on which this report is based is not warranted, assured, or represented in any way by CADTH and CADTH does not assume responsibility for the quality, propriety, inaccuracies, or reasonableness of any statements, information, or conclusions contained in the source documentation. ii CADTH takes sole responsibility for the final form and content of this report. The statements and conclusions in this report are those of CADTH and not of its Panel members or reviewers. Authorship Christine Perras was the project lead during the second phase of the project. She contributed to the development of the protocol and participated in study selection, quality assessment, and data extraction and analysis. She was the principal author of the introduction, the clinical methods, the clinical results, the ethics, the discussion, and the conclusion sections. She also contributed to the revision of other sections of the project. Philip Jacobs was the lead for the economic section. He contributed to the development of the protocol and participated in study selection, quality assessment, and data extraction and analysis. He was the principal author of the economic methods, the economic review, the economic analysis, the budget impact, the discussion, and the conclusion sections. Michel Boucher was the project lead during the first phase of the project. He participated in the development of the protocol, selection of the clinical studies, quality assessment and extraction, and analysis of the clinical data. He contributed to the writing of the introduction, the clinical results, and the conclusion sections. …

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@article{Perras2010TechnologiesTR, title={Technologies to reduce errors in dispensing and administration of medication in hospitals: clinical and economic analyses.}, author={Christine Perras and BScPhm MPH and Philip Jacobs and Michel Boucher and BPharm MSc and Gaetanne Murphy and BScPharm and John Middleton Hope and BSc BScPharm and Patricia Lefebvre and BPharm MSc FCSHP and Sarah McGill and BSc MLIS and Andra Morrison}, journal={CADTH technology overviews}, year={2010}, volume={1 3}, pages={e0116} }