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Clinical application of a computerized system for physician order entry with clinical decision support to prevent adverse drug events in long-term care.

Rochon PA; Field TS; Bates DW; Lee M; Gavendo L; Erramuspe-Mainard J; Judge J; Gurwitz JH.

This case report describes how the cascade of events that led to an error in a long-term care setting might have been avoided with a computerized system in place. The same authors previously provided an overview of their experiences in implementing computerized provider order entry (CPOE) in long-term care settings.