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Study

Improving medication administration safety in solid organ transplant patients through barcode-assisted medication administration.

Bonkowski J, Weber RJ, Melucci J, et al. American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality. 2014;29:236-41.

Organ transplant patients are at high risk for medication errors given their complex drug regimens. In this study, implementation of barcode-assisted medication administration was associated with reduced risk of medication errors in solid organ transplant patients.