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Barcode-associated medication administration

Effect of Barcode-assisted Medication Administration on Emergency Department Medication Errors
© 2013 by the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Please take some time to read this article, Effect of Barcode-assisted Medication Administration on Emergency Department Medication Errors

We have learnt the importance of barcode-assisted medication administration. It significantly reduces human errors and patient harm. This article discusses the potential positive impacts of implementing BCMA in a high stress, high risk environment like the emergency department. We recommend you especially focus on Results and Discussion sections.

This article also includes a limitation section, pointing out some limitations of the BCMA that pharmacists should be aware of.

You are welcome to share your experience in terms of adapting in your context or services you’ve received.

© 2013 by the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
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