Arbor J. L. Quist

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Objective To examine medication errors potentially related to computerized prescriber order entry (CPOE) and refine a previously published taxonomy to classify them. Materials and Methods We reviewed all patient safety medication reports that occurred in the medication ordering phase from 6 sites participating in a United States Food and Drug(More)
BACKGROUND Computerised prescriber order entry (CPOE) systems users often discontinue medications because the initial order was erroneous. OBJECTIVE To elucidate error types by querying prescribers about their reasons for discontinuing outpatient medication orders that they had self-identified as erroneous. METHODS During a nearly 3 year retrospective(More)
Nitrate and nitrite are precursors of N-nitroso compounds (NOC), probable human carcinogens that cause pancreatic tumors in animals. Disinfection by-products (DBP) exposures have also been linked with digestive system cancers, but few studies have evaluated relationships with pancreatic cancer. We investigated the association of pancreatic cancer with these(More)
PURPOSE The variations in how drug names are displayed in computerized prescriber-order-entry (CPOE) systems were analyzed to determine their contribution to potential medication errors. METHODS A diverse set of 10 inpatient and outpatient CPOE system vendors and self-developed CPOE systems in 6 U.S. healthcare institutions was evaluated. A team of(More)
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