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Human factors and quality improvement in the emergency department: reducing potential errors in blood collection.

Bashkin O, Caspi S, Swissa A, et al. Human Factors and Quality Improvement in the Emergency Department: Reducing Potential Errors in Blood Collection. J Patient Saf. 2020;16(1):47-51. doi:10.1097/pts.0000000000000237.

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March 30, 2016
Bashkin O, Caspi S, Swissa A, et al. J Patient Saf. 2020;16(1):47-51.

This pre-post study found that a human factors approach improved blood collection procedures in the emergency department, which is important for preventing adverse events such as transfusion errors. This demonstrates the benefits of applying human factors engineering in patient safety efforts across health care settings.

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Bashkin O, Caspi S, Swissa A, et al. Human Factors and Quality Improvement in the Emergency Department: Reducing Potential Errors in Blood Collection. J Patient Saf. 2020;16(1):47-51. doi:10.1097/pts.0000000000000237.

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