Concern for patient safety over medication errors has prompted research into medication errors and the efforts being done to reduce these errors. Optimizing a drug’s name, labeling and package design has the potential to reduce medication errors. In this report a labeling usability study evaluates the effects of proposed label changes on drug selection errors for 6 intravenous premix drugs with practicing health care professionals.

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Human Factors Evaluation: IV Premix Drug Labels Designed to Assist in the Reduction of Drug Selection Errors

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