This work item will address how procedures for identification of patients and r related objects can be carried out to minimize the risk of error with potential serious safety hazards. Patient related objects include pure information objects (records, referral messages, prescriptions, etc.) and physical objects obtained from the patient such as e.g. blood samples for biochemistry analysis, tissues for histopathology, organs for transplantation as well as objects intended to be used for a specific patient (a medication, a prosthesis, a transplant such as blood or blood product, special diets etc).
60.60 Standard published
Sep 6, 2006