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ICU Management

Distinct Naming Convention in NICU can Reduce Errors

2015 20 Jul

Babies in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) are traditionally identified on the basis of gender and last name such as Babyboy Jackson or Babygirl Smith. However, this naming configuration has the potential to result in wrong-patient errors.  According to a study published in Pediatrics, the use of a more sophisticated naming convention that includes... Read more