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Journal Article
Study

Pediatric emergency department discharge prescriptions requiring pharmacy clarification.

Caruso MC, Gittelman MA, Widecan ML, et al. Pediatric emergency care. 2015;31:403-8.

This chart review study found that callbacks from retail pharmacies to a pediatric emergency department were usually related to insurance or clinically insignificant errors, but more than 10% were considered at least significant. These findings demonstrate the need for more robust decision support in electronic prescribing.