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Journal Article

Overriding of drug safety alerts in computerized physician order entry.

van der Sijs H, Aarts J, Vulto A, et al. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 2006;13:138-47.

The authors review the literature on physician response to electronic medication safety alerts and interpret the results through Reason's model of accident causation. They also suggest potential improvements to the alerting process.