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OBJECTIVE The goal was to determine whether implementation of a computerized physician order entry system was associated with a decrease in medication administration variances in a NICU. METHODS A prospective observational study was conducted. Research nurses recorded details of medication administrations for patients in a NICU during standardized(More)
Complex multiple choice (CMC) items, a type of multiple choice item used extensively in the health sciences, were compared with multiple response (MR) and multiple true-false (MTF) items. The results indicated MTF to be easier, more reliable and more valid than CMC items; therefore, test-makers such as the National Board of Medical Examiners who use CMC(More)
Dear alumni and friends, As most of you know, this year we lost a giant in the field of Earth Sciences – Professor Emeritus Herb Wright, who died at age 98 in November 2015. Herb maintained his strong connection with the Department, the Limnological Research Center, and the University during the decades of his retirement, and until quite recently was still(More)