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Reducing prescribing errors in hospitalized children on the ketogenic diet.

Siegel BI, Johnson M, Dawson TE, et al. Pediatr Neurol. 2020;115:42-47.

Pediatric patients are at high risk for medication errors. This study found that a clinical decision support alert could effectively reduce orders for carbohydrate-containing medications in pediatric patients on ketogenic diets without increasing alert burden.