Procedural error identification in ward-based drug dispensing via RFID
posted by HIIRC Admin on 6 June 2012
Year of Publication
Health Care and Informatics Review Online, 16(1), 12-21
Journal article (peer reviewed)
This article reviews the literature on ward-based drug administration, types and causes of medication errors, and how information systems generally and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) specifically is being used to mitigate the causes. It also "... describes the design and evaluation of a prototype smart drug tray, that uses RFID technology to support nurses in identifying patients and medications".
How to Access
Available to read in full text online at: http://www.hinz.org.nz/journal/2012/06/Procedural-Error-Identification-in-Ward-based-Drug-Dispensing-via-RFID/1050