Study: Medication Errors in the ED Decreased With Computerized Provider Order Entry
Researchers conducted a literature review of studies on CPOE in the ED from January 1990 and May 2011. They found CPOE with decision support systems was associated with decreases in prescribing errors, potential adverse drug events and prescribing of excessive dosages.
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