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Labelling of equipment dispensers.
  1. D C Gray
  1. Accident and Emergency Department St Thomas's Hospital, London, UK.


    A new labelling system for use on medical equipment dispensers is tested. This system uses one of the objects stored in each unit of the dispenser as the 'label', by attaching it to the front of the dispenser with tape. The new system was compared to conventional written labelling by timing subjects asked to select items from two dispensers. The new system was 27% quicker than the conventional system.

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