Journal Article

Guided prescription of psychotropic medications for geriatric inpatients.

Peterson JF, Kuperman GJ, Shek C, et al. Archives of internal medicine. 2005;165:802-7.

Using a computerized provider order entry system, researchers displayed guidelines for administering psychotropic medication to elderly patients at a tertiary care academic hospital. Results indicate increased prescription of recommended doses, decreased prescription of nonrecommended drugs, and fewer inpatient falls.