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AHRQ Patient Safety Network: Development of an "infusion pump safety score".

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Development of an "infusion pump safety score".

Carlson R, Johnson B, Ensign RH II. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2015;72:777-779.

Although infusion pumps improve the safety of medication delivery, they can also contribute to alert fatigueand decrease individualized patient care. This commentary describes how a large health care system developed a scoring system to analyze the appropriateness of alerts recorded by infusion pumps and customize concentrations of the drugs delivered.

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