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Hilary M. Babcock, MD; Victoria J. Fraser, MD; June 2003
Antibiotics continued in a patient with no clear source of infection for 3 weeks results in hospital-acquired superinfections.
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Green RA, Hripcsak G, Salmasian H, et al. Ann Emerg Med. 2015;65:679-686.
While computerized physician order entry is expected to significantly reduce adverse drug events, systems must be implemented thoughtfully to avoid facilitating certain types of errors. A forcing function that mandated correct patient identification resulted in a moderate decrease in wrong-patient prescribing errors within a computerized provider order entry system.