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

Stultz JS, Nahata MC. Appropriateness of commercially available and partially customized medication dosing alerts among pediatric patients. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014;21(e1):e35-42. doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2013-001725.

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April 2, 2014
Stultz JS, Nahata MC. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014;21(e1):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.