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Pediatric emergency department discharge prescriptions requiring pharmacy clarification.

Caruso MC, Gittelman MA, Widecan ML, et al. Pediatric emergency department discharge prescriptions requiring pharmacy clarification. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015;31(6):403-8. doi:10.1097/PEC.0000000000000457.

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August 5, 2015
Caruso MC, Gittelman MA, Widecan ML, et al. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015;31(6):403-8.

This chart review study found that callbacks from retail pharmacies to a pediatric emergency department were usually related to insurance or clinically insignificant errors, but more than 10% were considered at least significant. These findings demonstrate the need for more robust decision support in electronic prescribing.

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Caruso MC, Gittelman MA, Widecan ML, et al. Pediatric emergency department discharge prescriptions requiring pharmacy clarification. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015;31(6):403-8. doi:10.1097/PEC.0000000000000457.