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Electronic identification systems reduce the number of wrong components transfused

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Background: Errors in hospital transfusion may cause wrong (blood) components to be transfused. This study assessed the value of electronic identification systems (EISs) in reducing wrong component transfusions (WCTs).
Methods: UK hospitals reporting to Serious Hazards of Transfusion were invited to complete an electronic survey about transfusion including the use of EISs. Further information was requested for WCTs and near‐miss WCTs.
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/trf.15537

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Biomedical Services
Addison, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Subgroup:
Botnar Research Centre
ORCID:
0000-0002-0989-0623
Bolton-Maggs, P More by this author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Transfusion Journal website
Volume:
59
Issue:
12
Pages:
3601-3607
Publication date:
2019-10-04
Acceptance date:
2019-08-31
DOI:
EISSN:
1537-2995
ISSN:
0041-1132
Pubs id:
pubs:1052783
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uuid:cad23c54-d86f-4525-a63e-2f70b72e21c0
Source identifiers:
1052783
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pubs:1052783
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English
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