Conduct a Nursing Evaluation of ADCs
February 2014 - Vol. 11 No. 2 - Page #2

Automated dispensing cabinet (ADC) use is ubiquitous in US hospitals in 2013, with 84% utilizing this technology and 60% using ADCs as their primary means of drug dispensing.1 These numbers are not surprising, considering the benefits ADCs deliver, including increased nurse access to drugs in patient-care areas, improved medication security, robust medication tracking capabilities and inventory control, and fewer medication dispensing errors compared with manual systems.

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