Anders S, Miller A, Joseph P, Fortenberry T, Woods M, Booker R, Slaughter J, Weinger MB, France D. Blood Product Positive Patient Identification: Comparative Simulation‐Based Usability Test of Two Commercial Products.
Transfusion. 2011 November; 51(11). 2311-2318.
PMID: 21599676 [PubMed]
The blood product administration process has been subject to various quality improvement initiatives aimed at reducing errors, including blood product labels that are missing, inaccessible, unreadable, or mismatched to orders and/or patients. This article reports the results of a formal simulation-based usability test of two comparable technologies designed to reduce blood product administration errors.