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UW Hospital and Clinics install smart intravenous pumps

MADISON, Wis. A nurse keys a 10-milliliter-per-hour dose of insulin into a patients intravenous infusion pump but makes a simple mistake, accidentally keying in an overdose of 100 milliliters per hour. Another patient is supposed to receive 25 ml of a different drug, but a miscalculation unleashes 250 milliliters by mistake.

Errors like these occur every day......

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We invested in this smart system because it assists in preventing inappropriate medication dosing, protects patient safety and is helping us to improve our safety strategies, says Steve Rough, director of pharmacy services at UW Hospital and Clinics. Every hospital will eventually be required to have technology like this......

Full article >>> pumps are modular, allowing for up to four different types of drugs to be dispensed from a single unit.

When you go to a pharmacy, the pharmacist processes your prescription using a computer to check for allergies and drug interactions. Smart pumps provide a similar level of support at the patients bedside, Rough said.

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Source:wistechnology.com By Aaron Conklin 09/15/04


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