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Widmer MK, Malik J, eds. Contrib Nephrol. 2015;184:1-270. ISBN: 9783318027051.
Patients with chronic kidney failure are at high risk for adverse events from treatment errors. This publication raises awareness of safety in end-stage renal disease care, explores factors specific to this setting that contribute to failure, and describes techniques for clinicians to reduce risk of errors.
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Errors in ABO labeling of deceased donor kidneys: case reports and approach to ensuring patient safety.
Friedman AL, Lee KC, Lee GD. Am J Transplant. 2007;7:480-483.
The authors describe a six-step confirmation process for blood type labeling on donor kidneys and illustrate its use in three cases where the process caught a near miss.