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Identification Systems, Blood Transfusion

Definition : Identification systems designed for patient and sample identification, improving the safety and speed of blood transfusions and reducing the likelihood of error in identifying and matching specimens. These systems vary according to the manufacturer; some use color coded numbers, other include bar-code bands, or a bracelet with an embosser for label printing. They generally include a patient identification bracelet and a set of pre-numbered labels for the specimen and for cross matching and charting purposes.

Entry Terms : "Bar-Code Wand Readers" , "Bar-Code Readers"

UMDC code : 17225

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