TITLE

Computers miss unsafe Rx orders

PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Drug Topics;3/1/99, Vol. 143 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cites findings of a field test conducted by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices revealing the need for improvements in hospital pharmacy computers in the United States. Goal of detecting potentially serious or fatal medication errors; Failure of some of the hospital computers tested to detect all unsafe drug orders.
ACCESSION #
1690482

 

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