Electronic prescription writing errors in the pediatric emergency department.
Nelson CE, Selbst SM. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015;31:368-372.
According to this retrospective chart review study, clinically significant prescription errors continued to occur at an alarming rate in a pediatric emergency department, despite the introduction of computerized provider order entry. Emergency medicine residents made more prescribing errors than pediatric residents.
Retrospective evaluation of a computerized physician order entry adaptation to prevent prescribing errors in a pediatric emergency department.
Sard BE, Walsh KE, Doros G, et al. Pediatrics. 2008;122:782-787.
Time motion study in a pediatric emergency department before and after computer physician order entry.
Yen K, Shane EL, Pawar SS, Schwendel ND, Zimmanck RJ, Gorelick MH. Ann Emerg Med. 2009;53:462-468.
Pediatric patient safety in emergency departments: unit characteristics and staff perceptions.
Shaw KN, Ruddy RM, Olsen CS, et al; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Pediatrics. 2009;124:485-493.
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