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Figure 7-35-36

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Figure 7.35. In this configuration it is difficult to tell what is connected to what

Photograph of an intravenous (IV) pole and infusion pump that can become very tangled. In this configuration it is difficult to tell what is connected to what.

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Figure 7.36. It is easy to distinguish a one-to-one correlation between I.V. tubes and solution bags

Photograph of three solution bags on an infusion pump where it is easy to distinguish a one-to-one correlation between I.V. tubes and solution bags.

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Current as of May 2007
Internet Citation: Figure 7-35-36: Mistake-Proofing the Design of Health Care Processes -. May 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patient-safety-resources/resources/mistakeproof/mistakefig7-35-36.html