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Use of colour-coded labels (ccls) for intravenous high risk medications and lines to improve patient safety

  • At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: ROZENBAUM, Hana (Hadassah University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel)
  • Co-author(s): Porat, Nurit (Hadassah University Medical Center, JERUSALEM, Israel)
    Bitan, Yuval (Hadassah University Medical Center, JERUSALEM, Israel)
    Shefi, Dorit (Hadassah University Medical Center, JERUSALEM, Israel)
    Donchin, Yoel (Hadassah University Medical Center, JERUSALEM, Israel)
  • Abstract:

    Background: As a result of several drug infusion error reports, the Committee for Quality and Medication Safety (CQMS) at the Medical Center performed root cause analysis inquiries. These inquiries revealed the difficulties found by nurses and physicians in distinguishing between the many IV lines and medications given to the patient, and the..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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