Tubing misconnections continue to cause severe patient injury and death, since tubes with different functions can easily be connected using luer connectors, or connections can be “rigged” (constructed) using adapters, tubing or catheters. This is why new ISO (International Organization for Standardization) tubing connector standards are being developed for manufacturers.
- Joint Commission requirements relevant to the use of tubing
- December 3, 2014 Webinar Presentation slides, replay, and transcript
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