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Report on the Safe Use of Pick Lists in Ambulatory Care Settings.

Rizk S; Oguntebi G; Graber ML; Johnston D.

Standard term selection tools—like pick lists or drop-down menus—in information technology can create opportunities for user error due to human factors. This publication explores how mistakes such as selecting the wrong drug from an ordering pick list can occur in the ambulatory environment. The report includes recommendations and resources to help enhance medication safety when using these tools.