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Automated dose dispensing improves patient safety

  • In: Posters
  • At: Amsterdam (the Netherlands) (2012)
  • Type: Poster
  • Poster code: SAPS-P-53
  • By: HONKANEN, Outi (PharmaService Ltd., Helsinki, Finland)
  • Co-author(s): Suominen, R. (PharmaService Ltd., Helsinki, Finland)
    Vainio, M. (PharmaService Ltd., Helsinki, Finland)
  • Abstract:

    I. BackgroundIn automated dose dispensing (ADD), drug products are dispensed in doses by a dose dispensing machine and the dose pouches are labelled. The technology has been developed to replace error-prone manual dose dispensing. For example, an error rate of nearly 20% has been reported in manual dose dispensing (Barker KN et al., Arch Intern


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