Impact of Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) on PICU Prescribing Errors

Compared rates of errors between handwritten and computerized orders in a pediatric intensive are unit. CPOE resulted in errors (of omission in 22% of cases), but at a far lower rate than in handwritten orders (66%). Drug dosing error rates were similar for both methods (21%) and largely involved under-dosing. (Intensive Care Medicine)

Maat 2014 (Link) | PubMed 24352486 | Author Search

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