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Churchill WW, Fiumara K. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. April 2009.
Recurrent Hypoglycemia: A Care Transition Failure?
Eytan T. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. October 2008.
Impact of health information technology on detection of potential adverse drug events at the ordering stage.
Roberts LL, Ward MM, Brokel JM, Wakefield DS, Crandall DK, Conlon P. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010;67:1838-1846.
Electronic prescribing vulnerabilities: height and weight mix-up leads to dosing error.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 26, 2010;15:1-3.
The influence that electronic prescribing has on medication errors and preventable adverse drug events: an interrupted time-series study.
van Doormaal JE, van den Bemt PMLA, Zaal RJ, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009;16:816-825.
A Mid-Summer Fog
Braddock CH. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. November 2008.
Critical drug–drug interactions for use in electronic health records systems with computerized physician order entry: review of leading approaches.
Classen DC, Phansalkar S, Bates DW. J Patient Saf. 2011;7:61-65.
Patient-specific electronic decision support reduces prescription of excessive doses.
Seidling HM, Schmitt SPW, Bruckner T, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e15.
Computerized order entry with limited decision support to prevent prescription errors in a PICU.
Kadmon G, Bron-Harlev E, Nahum E, Schiller O, Haski G, Shonfeld T. Pediatrics. 2009;124:945-950.
Kaushal R. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. April 2003.
Computerized decision support for medication dosing in renal insufficiency: a randomized, controlled trial.
Terrell KM, Perkins AJ, Hui SL, Callahan CM, Dexter PR, Miller DK. Ann Emerg Med. 2010;56:623-629.
Computerized decision support to reduce potentially inappropriate prescribing to older emergency department patients: a randomized, controlled trial.
Terrell KM, Perkins AJ, Dexter PR, Hui SL, Callahan CM, Miller DK. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009;57:1388-1394.
A framework for evaluating the appropriateness of clinical decision support alerts and responses.
McCoy AB, Waitman LR, Lewis JB, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012;19:346-352.
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.
Computerized prescribing alerts and group academic detailing to reduce the use of potentially inappropriate medications in older people.
Simon SR, Smith DH, Feldstein AC, et al. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006;54:963-968.
Using computerized provider order entry and clinical decision support to improve referring physicians' implementation of consultants' medical recommendations.
Were MC, Abernathy G, Hui SL, Kempf C, Weiner M. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009;16:196-202.
Horus meets Nightingale in the modern age: how nursing communicates with pharmacy in HCIT era.
Armstrong I, Cox MA. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2006;122:585-586.
As industry automates, adverse events continue to haunt caregivers.
Wetzel TG. Health Data Manage. 2011 Feb;19:86, 88, 90 passim.
An unintended consequence of electronic prescriptions: prevalence and impact of internal discrepancies.
Palchuk MB, Fang EA, Cygielnik JM, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010;17:472-476.
What evidence supports the use of computerized alerts and prompts to improve clinicians' prescribing behavior?
Schedlbauer A, Prasad V, Mulvaney C, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009;16:531-538.
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