[Specimen labelling: A complex process with a high error rate].

@article{Frank2018SpecimenLA,
  title={[Specimen labelling: A complex process with a high error rate].},
  author={O. Frank and Carmen Kerker-Specker},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualitat im Gesundheitswesen},
  year={2018},
  volume={135-136},
  pages={
          10-17
        }
}
  • O. Frank, Carmen Kerker-Specker
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Zeitschrift fur Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualitat im Gesundheitswesen
  • Errors associated with the labelling of laboratory specimens repeatedly occur in health facilities and are often described in Critical Incident Reporting Systems (CIRS). The analysis of these error reports and the complexity of the specimen collection process pose major challenges for responsible health care professionals. To examine which errors occur in the labelling of laboratory specimens, and what leads to their detection, the error reports of 42 Swiss hospitals within the Critical… CONTINUE READING