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Methodological variability in detecting prescribing errors and consequences for the evaluation of interventions.
Franklin BD, Birch S, Savage I, et al. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2009;18:992-999.
Pharmacists' interventions in prescribing errors at hospital discharge: an observational study in the context of an electronic prescribing system in a UK teaching hospital.
Abdel-Qader DH, Harper L, Cantrill JA, Tully MP. Drug Saf. 2010;33:1027-1044.
Implementation of a telepharmacy service to provide round-the-clock medication order review by pharmacists.
Wakefield DS, Ward MM, Loes JL, O'Brien J, Sperry L. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010;67:2052-2057.
Impact of health information technology on detection of potential adverse drug events at the ordering stage.
Roberts LL, Ward MM, Brokel JM, Wakefield DS, Crandall DK, Conlon P. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010;67:1838-1846.
Mixed results in the safety performance of computerized physician order entry.
Metzger J, Welebob E, Bates DW, Lipsitz S, Classen DC. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010;29:655-663.
Churchill WW, Fiumara K. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. April 2009.
Dose of technology helps Shands at UF avoid drug errors.
Chun D. Gainsville Sun. August 21, 2006.
Can an electronic prescribing system detect doctors who are more likely to make a serious prescribing error?
Coleman JJ, Hemming K, Nightingale PG, et al. J R Soc Med. 2011;104:208-218.
Paediatric dosing errors before and after electronic prescribing.
Jani YH, Barber N, Wong ICK. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:337-340.
The incidence and nature of prescribing and medication administration errors in paediatric inpatients.
Ghaleb MA, Barber N, Franklin BD, Wong ICK. Arch Dis Child. 2010;95:113-118.
Time-dependent drug–drug interaction alerts in care provider order entry: software may inhibit medication error reductions.
van der Sijs H, Lammers L, van den Tweel A, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009;16:864-868.
Medication-error reporting and pharmacy resident experience during implementation of computerized prescriber order entry.
Weant KA, Cook AM, Armitstead JA. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2007;64:526-530.
Parenteral nutrition prescribing processes using computerized prescriber order entry: opportunities to improve safety.
Hilmas E, Peoples JD. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2012;36(suppl 2):32S-35S.
Prescribing errors in hospital practice.
Tully MP. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2012;74:668-675.
An In Depth Investigation into Causes of Prescribing Errors by Foundation Trainees in Relation to Their Medical Education—EQUIP Study.
Dornan T, Ashcroft D, Heathfield H, et al. London: General Medical Council; 2009.
High incidence of medication documentation errors in a Swiss university hospital due to the handwritten prescription process.
Hartel MJ, Staub LP, Röder C, Eggli S. BMC Health Serv Res. 2011;11:199.
Medication errors in paediatric outpatients.
Kaushal R, Goldmann DA, Keohane CA, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e30.
Indication-based prescribing prevents wrong-patient medication errors in computerized provider order entry (CPOE).
Galanter W, Falck S, Burns M, Laragh M, Lambert BL. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013;20:477-481.
Preventing potentially inappropriate medication use in hospitalized older patients with a computerized provider order entry warning system.
Mattison MLP, Afonso KA, Ngo LH, Mukamal KJ. Arch Intern Med. 2010;170:1331-1336.
Medication errors associated with documented allergies.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. September 2008;5:75-80.
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