Journal Article
Commentary

Start using a checklist, PRONTO: recommendation for a standard review process for chemotherapy orders.

Crandell BC; Bates JS; Grgic T.

Chemotherapy orders contain many steps that pose opportunities for prescribing errors. This commentary describes a six-step checklist designed to improve the reliability of the chemotherapy order review that was used by oncology pharmacists. The authors see future applications of the checklist as a cross-training and educational cognitive aid for practitioners and students.