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Journal Article

Decreasing errors in pediatric continuous intravenous infusions.

Lehmann CU, Kim GR, Gujral R, et al. Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies. 2006;7:225-30.

This study demonstrated the effectiveness of a voluntary Web-based calculator as a mechanism to reduce errors in infusion ordering workflow. The authors describe the decision-support aspects of the system and their analysis of the data and errors abstracted from infusion orders.