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How you can avoid laboratory errors


YOU MIGHT be wondering: Since when do nurses make laboratory errors? Actually, we make them fairly often—typically by using improper technique when collecting and handling samples and specimens. Preanalytic errors (those occurring before the sample or specimen is analyzed) account for 60% to 75% of all lab errors. These errors happen before the specimen even reaches the laboratory, usually during collection. They can lead to incorrect laboratory values…

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