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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article

A clinical case of electronic health record drug alert fatigue: consequences for patient outcome.

Carspecken W, Sharek PJ, Longhurst C, et al. Pediatrics. 2013;131:e1970-3.

This commentary describes an incident involving an inappropriate override of a drug allergy alert and details changes the hospital made in its medication allergy alert system in response to the event.