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Bar Coding and Radiofrequency ID Tagging
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Effect of bar-code technology on the safety of medication administration.
Poon EG, Keohane CA, Yoon CS, et al. N Engl J Med. 2010;362:1698-1707.
In Conversation with…Eric G. Poon, MD, MPH
AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. September 2008.
Prevalence of medication administration errors in two medical units with automated prescription and dispensing.
Rodriguez-Gonzalez CG, Herranz-Alonso A, Martin-Barbero ML, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012;19:72-78.
Churchill WW, Fiumara K. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. April 2009.
Dose of technology helps Shands at UF avoid drug errors.
Chun D. Gainsville Sun. August 21, 2006.
Medication errors occurring with the use of bar-code administration technology.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. December 2008;5:122-126.
Medication administration technologies and patient safety: a mixed-method systematic review.
Wulff K, Cummings GG, Marck P, Yurtseven O. J Adv Nurs. 2011;67:2080-2095.
Wrist tag 'offers drug warning.'
BBC News. August 9, 2005.
A network collaboration implementing technology to improve medication dispensing and administration in critical access hospitals.
Wakefield DS, Ward MM, Loes JL, O'Brien J. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010;17:584-587.
Bar code technology and medication administration error.
Young J, Slebodnik M, Sands L. J Patient Saf. 2010;6;115-120.
Medication errors: a year in review.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices. Pharmacy Practice News. October 2011:7-14.
Piecing together medication administration.
Anderson HJ. Health Data Manage. May 1, 2009;17:22.
Guidelines for timely medication administration: response to the CMS "30-minute rule."
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. January 13, 2011;16:1-4.
Medication-error alerts for warfarin orders detected by a bar-code-assisted medication administration system.
Fitzhenry F, Doran J, Lobo B, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2011;68:434-441.
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 Jr, Abramowitz PW, Nelson SP, et al. J Pediatr. 2009;197:678-685.
Preventing errors relating to commonly used anticoagulants.
Sentinel Event Alert. September 24, 2008;(41):1-4.
Multimodal system designed to reduce errors in recording and administration of drugs in anaesthesia: prospective randomised clinical evaluation.
Merry AF, Webster CS, Hannam J, et al. BMJ. 2011;343:d5543.
Inpatient Computerized Provider Order Entry: Findings from the AHRQ Health IT Portfolio.
Dixon BE, Zafar A, for AHRQ National Resource Center for Health IT. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; January 2009. AHRQ Publication No. 09-0031-EF.
ASHP national survey of pharmacy practice in hospital settings: dispensing and administration—2011.
Pedersen CA, Schneider PJ, Scheckelhoff DJ. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2012;69:768-785.
Standardising wristbands improves patient safety.
Safe Practice Notice 24. London, England: National Patient Safety Agency; July 3, 2007.
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