A step forward in bar coding?

Tribble, Dennis A.
August 2011
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;8/1/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 15, p1406
Academic Journal
The author focuses on the article by K. Raman and colleagues on the improvement of bedside bar coding. It mentions that capturing the National Drug Code (NDC), lot number, and expiration date in a single scan would be useful only if the bar-code-assisted medication administration (BCMA), use it properly although the issue will not be resolved just by changing the labeling of drug product containers but also require the BCMA vendors to provide software to make the bar code work.


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