Based on the attached article by Adachi and Lodolce, how is failure mode effect analysis used to improve medication administration safety?
Article: Use of failure mode and effects analysis in improving the safety of i.v. drug administration by WAYNE ADACHI AND AMY E. LODOLCE© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 5:29 am ad1c9bdddf
The article you attached outlines the failure mode effect analysis (FMEA) as a 6-step process aimed at targeting particular problems in a chosen process. In the article, the authors targeted wrong-dose errors from IV pumps.
The 6 steps are:
1) Choose a process for investigation - IV pump medication errors.
2) Form a multidisiplinary team - the ...
This solution helps with a problem regarding improving medication and administration safety.