Outpatient Surgery Magazine

No Guarantees - March 2017 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

Issue link: http://magazine.outpatientsurgery.net/i/798078

Contents of this Issue

Navigation

Page 9 of 138

1 0 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • M A R C H 2 0 1 7 Ideas Work P r a c t i c a l p e a r l s f r o m y o u r c o l l e a g u e s That ECRI Institute Tried-and-True Ways to Avoid IV Infusion Errors A nesthesia providers and nurses can help reduce infusion errors, and prevent harm when errors do occur, by following 3 simple practices. Once commonplace, these practices are now often overlooked — perhaps because staff implicitly trust the pump's advanced safety features. • ALL SYSTEMS GO Before starting an infusion, examine the pump for signs of physical damage, says Ms. Sparnon.

Articles in this issue

Archives of this issue

view archives of Outpatient Surgery Magazine - No Guarantees - March 2017 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine