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Journal Article
Study

Effectiveness of a barcode medication administration system in reducing preventable adverse drug events in a neonatal intensive care unit: a prospective cohort study.

Morriss FH, Abramowitz PW, Nelson SP, et al. J Pediatr. 2009;154(3):363-8, 368.e1.

Implementing a bar coding system reduced adverse drug events by approximately 50% in this single-institution study.