Clinical application of a computerized system for physician order entry with clinical decision support to prevent adverse drug events in long-term care

Rochon, Paula A.; Field, Terry S.; Bates, David W.; Lee, Monica; Gavendo, Linda; Erramuspe-Mainard, Janet; Judge, James; Gurwitz, Jerry H.
January 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/3/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 1, p52
Academic Journal
This article examines the effectiveness of computerized physician order entry (CPOE) with clinical decision support (CDS) on the prevention of adverse drug events in long-term care. It is inferred that CPOE with CDS provides the opportunity to implement systems that reduce medication errors which could lead to a decrease in adverse drug events.


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