Color coding Re: [Histonet] Avoiding bilaterality mistakes
Color coding has bailed us out of problems many, many times. This is an
excellent suggestion. I am very impressed at use of automated slide
labeling IF specimen volume/workload and budget allows it, it certainly is
easier on the hands too.
At 07:18 AM 2/6/2006, you wrote:
>After our recent near miss on a bilateral breast case ( see fridays post
> are peoples feelings on pre labling slides?) we will be using different
> cassettes and matching slides for each side. I got this idea from Joyce
> Weems who told me she uses colored agar markers for laterality ( Thanks
> Joyce). This should
> help to prevent confusion at the grossing, cutting and reading stages.
> Thanks to all
> who answered my first post. I thought I would share what I hope is a
> good solution.
>Stephen Peters M.D.
Gayle Callis HTL, HT, MT(ASCP)
Research Histopathology Supervisor
Veterinary Molecular Biology
Montana State University
Bozeman MT 59717
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