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Bar-code verification: Reducing but not eliminating medication errors
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  • Philip Henneman, MD, Baystate Health
  • Fidela Blank, Baystate Health
  • Elizabeth Henneman, Baystate Health
Document Type
Article, Peer-reviewed
Publication Date
12-1-2012
Abstract
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.
Publication ISSN
0884-8734
Citation Information
Henneman PL, Marquard JL, Fisher DL, Bleil J, Walsh B, Henneman JP, Blank FS, Higgins AM, Nathanson BH, Henneman EA. Bar-code verification: Reducing but not eliminating medication errors J Nurs Admin 2012 Dec;42(12):562-6.