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Bar-code verification: reducing but not eliminating medication errors.

Henneman PL, Marquard J, Fisher DL, et al. Bar-code verification: reducing but not eliminating medication errors. J Nurs Adm. 2012;42(12):562-6. doi:10.1097/NNA.0b013e318274b545.

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December 12, 2012
Henneman PL, Marquard J, Fisher DL, et al. J Nurs Adm. 2012;42(12):562-6.
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This simulation study identified several mechanisms by which medication errors could occur even when a bar-code medication administration system was used. These included patient identification errors and failure to heed computerized warnings.

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Henneman PL, Marquard J, Fisher DL, et al. Bar-code verification: reducing but not eliminating medication errors. J Nurs Adm. 2012;42(12):562-6. doi:10.1097/NNA.0b013e318274b545.

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