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Journal Article

Appropriateness of commercially available and partially customized medication dosing alerts among pediatric patients.

Stultz JS, Nahata MC. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 2014;21:e35-42.

In this retrospective review of pediatric medication alerts, more than 85% of dosing alerts presented to clinicians were inappropriate. Frequent incorrect alerts contribute to alert fatigue and make clinicians more likely to override appropriate warnings.