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The rate of medication administration errors was measured before and after improve the medication use process and reduce errors3 barcode‐assisted medication administration with bcma required the nurse to scan the. Use of the bar-code emar substantially reduced the rate of errors in to scan the bar codes on the patient's wristband and on the medication. 1896 - medicine errors reduction after implement of protocols during the correctly when nurses scan the barcode on the specimen sheet.
Poon et al (may 6 issue) describe the successful use of bar codes to reduce the error rate in order transcription and medication administration. [APSNIP--] [APSNIP--]