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Use of quality indicators to compare point-of-care testing errors in a neonatal unit and errors in a STAT central laboratory.
Cantero M, Redondo M, Martín E, Callejón G, Hortas ML. Clin Chem Lab Med. 2015;53:239-247.
In this study of a single neonatal unit, point-of-care testing resulted in many more quality errors compared to central laboratory testing. More than 45% of the point-of-care tests lacked appropriate patient identification, a problem the authors hope to fix by changing to a barcoding system in their hospital.
Journal Article > Commentary
Dzik S. Transfusion. 2007;47(suppl 2):125S-129S; discussion 130S-131S.
The author discusses the use of digital technology in health care and describes how one facility is considering radio frequency identification to improve safety.
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Jeremy P. Feldman, MD; Michael K. Gould, MD, MS ; March 2004
A central line placed incorrectly causes a patient to suffer permanent neurologic damage.