Monitoring and capturing patient identification errors in laboratory medicine

(Ann Clin Biochem. 2020 May;57(3):266-270.doi:10.1177/0004563220903076. Epub 2020 Feb 9)


The first PALMSoc study: a national online survey carried out in 2018 and published in May 2020, to identify the current practices on use of quality indicators for the preanalytical phase in the total testing process.



European survey on preanalytical sample handling - Part 1: How do European laboratories monitor the preanalytical phase? On behalf of the European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (EFLM) Working Group for the Preanalytical Phase (WG-PRE)


An online survey from the EFLM Preanalytics group in 2017 and published in June 2019, with 18 replies from IEQAS participants in Ireland.