TITLE

"I Know My Patient!" Overcoming Challenges for Using 2 Patient Identifiers in the Intensive Care Unit

AUTHOR(S)
M., Brami; M., Sustaita; Y., Adesanya
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Apr2008, Vol. 28 Issue 2, pe34
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
An abstract of the article "'I Know My Patient!' Overcoming Challenges for Using 2 Patient Identifiers in the Intensive Care Unit," by M. Brami, M. Sustaita and Y. Adesanya is presented.
ACCESSION #
31609483

 

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