Actual Development in Machine Readable Identification

  • C. J. Wall
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 13)


The system of Codabar style labels now used within the United Kingdom was developed by the Working Party for the Introduction of Machine-Readable Labels into the National Blood Transfusion Service.


Working Party Transfusion Centre Expiry Date Citric Acid Monohydrate Check Digit 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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  1. (1).
    JENKINS J. (Ed.): Machine readable labels in the blood transfusion service. (Proceedings of a Symposium held on June 13th, 1979 ). Lancaster, 1980 ( MTP Press Ltd. ).Google Scholar
  2. (2).
    BRODHEIM E., MOORE B.P.L. (Eds.): Automation and Data Processing. Vox Sang. 40, 129–244 (1981) (delivered June 81).Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. J. Wall
    • 1
  1. 1.Travenol Laboratories Ltd.NorfolkEngland

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