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Sentinel Event Alert, Issue 15: Infusion Pumps: Preventing Future Adverse Events

November 30, 2000

sea 15 infusionThis Sentinel Event Alert has been retired. This publication focused on preventing free-flow of intravenous fluids or medication to patients from infusion pumps. The risk of patient harm due to free-flow from infusion pumps is greatly reduced today, in part due to the attention this alert brought to the problem and to the efforts of health care organizations and pump manufacturers to protect patients.