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

Henneman PL; Marquard JL; Fisher DL; Bleil J; Walsh B; Henneman JP; Blank FS; Higgins AM; Nathanson BH; Henneman EA.

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.