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Robert L. Poole, PharmD; Tessa Dixon, PharmD; December 2010
Following a vehicle collision, a man admitted to the hospital was given a twofold overdose of dexamethasone, due to confusion about administration instructions on a multidose vial.
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Lehmann CU, Kim GR, Gujral R, Veltri MA, Clark JS, Miller MR. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2006;7:225-230.
This study demonstrated the effectiveness of a voluntary Web-based calculator as a mechanism to reduce errors in infusion ordering workflow. The authors describe the decision-support aspects of the system and their analysis of the data and errors abstracted from infusion orders.