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|Title:||Editorial: Interruptions and medication: Is 'Do not disturb' the answer?||Contributor(s):||Hayes, Carolyn (author); Power, Tamara (author); Davidson, Patricia M (author); Jackson, Debra (author)||Publication Date:||2014||DOI:||10.1080/10376178.2014.11081900||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/17152||Abstract:||Medication related incidents and errors continue to be a significant patient safety issue in health care settings internationally and despite decades of research and quality improvement initiatives, we have failed to identify innovative and sustainable solutions. The importance and significance of this problem not only challenges us, but emphasises the need to develop and implement sustainable interventions that are realistic and appropriate for the clinical setting. Nurses are not only the largest group of health professionals who administer medications, but are also considered to be in the best position to recognise and prevent medication errors before patient safety is compromised (Flynn, Liang, Dickson, Xie, & Suh, 2012). Hence the need to adequately prepare student nurses by providing appropriate learning opportunities.||Publication Type:||Journal Article||Source of Publication:||Contemporary Nurse, 47(1-2), p. 3-6||Publisher:||eContent Management Pty Ltd||Place of Publication:||Australia||ISSN:||1839-3535
|Field of Research (FOR):||111099 Nursing not elsewhere classified||HERDC Category Description:||C4 Letter of Note||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 228
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