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Bar-code Verification: Reducing but not Eliminating Medication Errors.
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PMID:  23151928     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Using observation, eye tracking, and clinical simulation with embedded errors, we studied the impact of bar-code verification on error identification and recovery during medication administration. Data supported that bar-code verification may reduce but does not eliminate patient identification (ID) and medication errors during clinical simulation of medication administration.
Philip L Henneman; Jenna L Marquard; Donald L Fisher; Justin Bleil; Brendan Walsh; Justin P Henneman; Fidela S Blank; Ann Marie Higgins; Brian H Nathanson; Elizabeth A Henneman
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Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of nursing administration     Volume:  42     ISSN:  1539-0721     ISO Abbreviation:  J Nurs Adm     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1263116     Medline TA:  J Nurs Adm     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  562-566     Citation Subset:  -    
Author Affiliations: Professor of Emergency Medicine (Dr P. L. Henneman) and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Ms Blank), Tufts University School of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield; Assistant Professor of Engineering (Dr Marquard), Professor of Engineering (Dr Fisher), and Undergraduate Students (Mr Bleil and Ms Walsh), University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Research Assistant (Mr Henneman) and Registered Nurse (Ms Higgins), Baystate Medical Center, Springfield; and Chief Executive Officer (Dr Nathanson), OptiStatim, LLC, Longmeadow, Massachusetts; and Associate Professor of Nursing (Dr E. A. Henneman), University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
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