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Title Evaluating the Safety and Efficiency of a CPOE System for Continuous Medication Infusions in a Pediatric ICU
Author(s) Vinay Vaidya, Azizeh K. Sowan, Mary Etta Mills, et al
Source AMIA 2006 Symposium Proceedings, Pages 1128-1128
ISBN 0-9647749-0-5
Publisher American Medical Informatics Association
Publication Date November 11, 2006
Abstract Critically ill children often require continuous intravenous infusions of life-supporting medications. The complexity of ordering such infusions makes this an error prone process, and such errors can result in serious adverse events. A CPOE system was developed and evaluated to assess its impact on the safety and efficiency of prescribing continuous medication infusions.


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