Do You Know What Doses Are Being Programmed in the OR? Make it an Expectation to Use Smart Infusion Pumps with DERS

March 12, 2020 | ISMP

At Bainbridge Health, a large part of our mission is to share data and best practices from our network to help promote the safe use of medications. We are excited and honored to provide data to support this ISMP article evaluating SMART infusion pump practices in the OR.

Smart infusion pumps with dose error-reduction systems (DERS) have become the standard of care for parenteral medication delivery. These devices allow organizations to create a tailored library of medications and hydrating solutions with standard concentrations, dosing/infusion limits, and alerts (e.g., clinical advisories, soft stops, hard stops)…

Click here to read the full article on the ISMP website.