Table 1

Results of the web-based survey to staff asking what barriers exist to compliance with correct identification bands

Reported barrierNo. of responsesPer cent of total (%)
Improper fit10322
Band placement/impedes care7616
None5712
Patient/family removal5612
Removed and not replaced347
Skin irritation286
Swelling225
Memory194
  • Categories with 4% or more are listed.