"MONDAY, April 26 (HealthDay News) -- Distracting an airline pilot during taxi, takeoff or landing could lead to a critical error. Apparently the same is true of nurses who prepare and administer medication to hospital patients.
A new study shows that interrupting nurses while they're tending to patients' medication needs increases the chances of error. As the number of distractions increases, so do the number of errors and the risk to patient safety."
Full story at: http://www.businessweek.com/lifestyl...ay/638474.html
Study at: http://www.medpagetoday.com/Hospital...italists/19774