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Patient identification

Accreditation Insider, December 30, 2008

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According to NPSG.01.03.01, concerning patient identification related to transfusions, if you are not using automated technology, such as bar coding, as part of the verification process prior to the start of a transfusion, a two-person ______________ must take place.

 

  1. bedside or chair-side verification process

     

  2. discussion about the patient's identification

     

  3. time out

     

  4. documentation effort



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