Administration of medication in an environment such as operating rooms is extremely complex and considerably increases the possibility of errors . This study was performed to analyze how medication is stored, prescribed and administered in operating rooms. Eight operating rooms in a Northern Italy hospital were taken into consideration, analyszing the medication prescribed in 96 working days. The critical points that emerged from the study regarded tasks performed by nurses , but also other professionals. This pilot study was useful for acquiring basic data on the working processes that surround the administration of medication.

La sicurezza della somministrazione farmacologica in sala operatoria: studio osservazionale

Bulfone G;
2012

Abstract

Administration of medication in an environment such as operating rooms is extremely complex and considerably increases the possibility of errors . This study was performed to analyze how medication is stored, prescribed and administered in operating rooms. Eight operating rooms in a Northern Italy hospital were taken into consideration, analyszing the medication prescribed in 96 working days. The critical points that emerged from the study regarded tasks performed by nurses , but also other professionals. This pilot study was useful for acquiring basic data on the working processes that surround the administration of medication.
medication safety, medication use process, operating room, perioperative nursing
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