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Appropriateness of commercially available and partially customized medication dosing alerts among pediatric patients.
Stultz JS, Nahata MC. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014;21:e35-e42.
In this retrospective review of pediatric medication alerts, more than 85% of dosing alerts presented to clinicians were inappropriate. Frequent incorrect alerts contribute to alert fatigue and make clinicians more likely to override appropriate warnings.
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Elizabeth A. Flynn, PhD; September 2006
A woman admitted for heart and respiratory failure is mistakenly given penicillamine (a chelating agent) rather than penicillin (an antibiotic).