Journal Article
Review

Nurses' use of computerized clinical guidelines to improve patient safety in hospitals.

Hovde B; Jensen KH; Alexander GL; Fossum M.

Clinician use of clinical guidelines is known to be less than optimal. According to this review, evidence indicates that nurse utilization of computerized clinical guidelines resulted in care process improvements, but further research is needed to determine if there is a correlation between increased provider access to guidance and patient safety.