Use of quality indicators to compare point-of-care testing errors in a neonatal unit and errors in a STAT central laboratory.
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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.
French national survey of inpatient adverse events prospectively assessed with ward staff.
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IBEAS: A Pioneer Study on Patient Safety in Latin America: Towards Safer Hospital Care.
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Quality indicators to detect pre-analytical errors in laboratory testing.
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