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Electronic prescription writing errors in the pediatric emergency department.

Nelson CE, Selbst SM. Electronic prescription writing errors in the pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015;31(5):368-72. doi:10.1097/PEC.0000000000000428.

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June 24, 2015
Nelson CE, Selbst SM. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015;31(5):368-72.

According to this retrospective chart review study, clinically significant prescription errors continued to occur at an alarming rate in a pediatric emergency department, despite the introduction of computerized provider order entry. Emergency medicine residents made more prescribing errors than pediatric residents.