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smart pump

A programmable infusion device used to control and administer intravenous drugs and limit medication administration errors. Its software may include some or all of the following features: infusion rate programming; dosing limit lockout features; configurations for specific hospital areas (pediatric dosing versus adult or intensive care unit dosing); surgical or anesthetic drug libraries; controls for patient-controlled analgesia; and alert features (alarms or messages that notify users of possible medication errors).
See also: pump
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Smart pump programming and auto-documentation is supported by Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE), an initiative by healthcare professionals and the industry to improve the way computer systems in healthcare share information.
It is not a smart pump unless nurses are compliant with infusing medications through the drug library and its safeguards.
Each smart pump is pre-configured with medications most frequently prescribed for patients and within dosing parameters determined by the pharmacy and therapeutics committee.
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1 advances smart pump interoperability with a new, configurable capability, Alarm Forwarding, that forwards I.
The smart pump capabilities help healthcare organisations support a high level of medication delivery safety.