Bertil W. Lenderink

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OBJECTIVE This study evaluated the effect of a Computerized Physician Order Entry system with basic Clinical Decision Support (CPOE/CDSS) on the incidence of medication errors (MEs) and preventable adverse drug events (pADEs). DESIGN Interrupted time-series design. MEASUREMENTS The primary outcome measurements comprised the percentage of medication(More)
In a double-blind randomized trial, 50 patients scheduled for elective cholecystectomy received 50 mL of either 0.25% bupivacaine hydrochloride or physiologic saline by wound perfusion at the end of the operation before wound closure. The duration of incisional infiltration, total amount of postoperative analgesics administered, and total hospital stay were(More)
Recent reports and studies of errors in the medication use process have raised the awareness of the threat to public health. An essential step in this multi-stage process is the actual administration of a medicine to the patient. The closed loop system is thought to be a way of preventing certain medication errors. Current information technology can(More)
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