Journal Article
Study

Electronic prescribing reduced prescribing errors in a pediatric renal outpatient clinic.

Jani YH, Ghaleb MA, Marks SD, et al. The Journal of pediatrics. 2008;152:214-8.

Complex drug regimens have been associated with medication errors in pediatric ambulatory practice. This study found that a commercial electronic prescribing system nearly eliminated handwriting errors in a pediatric specialty clinic, though actual adverse drug events were not measured.