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Potassium and phosphorus repletion in hospitalized patients: implications for clinical practice and the potential use of healthcare information technology to improve prescribing and patient safety.

Hemstreet BA, Stolpman N, Badesch DB, et al. Current medical research and opinion. 2006;22:2449-55.

The investigators studied prescribing activities related to potassium and phosphorus replacement and found that computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems are a viable tool to improve the reliability of the administration process.