Journal Article

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

Jani YH; Ghaleb MA; Marks SD; Cope J; Barber N; Wong IC.

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.