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ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. April 21, 2011;16:1-3.
This article analyzes a fatal error involving parenteral nutrition and makes recommendations to prevent such incidents.
Journal Article > Study
Computerized dose range checking using hard and soft stop alerts reduces prescribing errors in a pediatric intensive care unit.
Balasuriya L, Vyles D, Bakerman P, et al. J Patient Saf. 2017;13:144-148.
This before-and-after study found that introduction of a tiered alert system for medication dosages in pediatric patients led to an increase in alerts, but also resulted in fewer overridden alerts and more medication order revisions. This work emphasizes the need to improve electronic medication alerts to make them more actionable and reduce alert fatigue.