Continuous wristband monitoring over 2 years decreases identification errors: a College of American Pathologists Q-Tracks Study.

@article{Howanitz2002ContinuousWM,
  title={Continuous wristband monitoring over 2 years decreases identification errors: a College of American Pathologists Q-Tracks Study.},
  author={Peter J. Howanitz and Stephen W Renner and Molly K Walsh},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={126 7},
  pages={809-15}
}
CONTEXT Identification of patients is one of the first steps in ensuring the accuracy of laboratory results. In the United States, hospitalized patients wear wristbands to aid in their identification, but wristbands errors are frequently found. OBJECTIVE To investigate if continuous monitoring of wristband errors by participants of the College of American… CONTINUE READING