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A study of the frequency and rationale for overriding allergy warnings in a computerized prescriber order entry system.

Swiderski SM, Pedersen CA, Schneider PJ, et al. A Study of the Frequency and Rationale for Overriding Allergy Warnings in a Computerized Prescriber Order Entry System. J Patient Saf. 2008;3(2). doi:10.1097/01.jps.0000242991.86165.80.

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June 20, 2007
Swiderski SM, Pedersen CA, Schneider PJ, et al. J Patient Saf. 2008;3(2).

The researchers found that clinicians were less likely to override decision support allergy warnings if the alerts pertained to an exact medication rather than to a broader drug class.

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Swiderski SM, Pedersen CA, Schneider PJ, et al. A Study of the Frequency and Rationale for Overriding Allergy Warnings in a Computerized Prescriber Order Entry System. J Patient Saf. 2008;3(2). doi:10.1097/01.jps.0000242991.86165.80.