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Review Paper: The Impact of Electronic Health Records on Time Efficiency of Physicians and Nurses: A Systematic Review
A systematic review of the literature was performed to examine the impact of electronic health records (EHRs) on documentation time of physicians and nurses and to identify factors that may explainExpand
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Application of Information Technology: The Development and Evaluation of an Integrated Electronic Prescribing and Drug Management System for Primary Care
OBJECTIVE To develop and evaluate the acceptability and use of an integrated electronic prescribing and drug management system (MOXXI) for primary care physicians. DESIGN A 20-month follow-up studyExpand
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Research Paper: A Randomized Trial of the Effectiveness of On-demand versus Computer-triggered Drug Decision Support in Primary Care
OBJECTIVES Prescribing alerts generated by computerized drug decision support (CDDS) may prevent drug-related morbidity. However, the vast majority of alerts are ignored because of clinicalExpand
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Despite law, fewer than one in eight completed studies of drugs and biologics are reported on time on ClinicalTrials.gov.
Clinical trial registries are public databases created to prospectively document the methods and measures of prescription drug studies and retrospectively collect a summary of results. In 2007 the USExpand
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Atypical antipsychotics and hyperglycemic emergencies: Multicentre, retrospective cohort study of administrative data
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relationship between initiation of atypical antipsychotic agents and the risk of hyperglycemic emergencies. METHOD We conducted a multicentre retrospective cohort studyExpand
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Inappropriate prescribing practices: the challenge and opportunity for patient safety.
Adverse clinical events related to inappropriate prescribing practices are an important threat to patient safety. Avoidance of inappropriate prescribing in community settings, where the majority ofExpand
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Comparative effectiveness of tiotropium and ipratropium in prevention of hospital readmission for COPD: a population-based cohort study.
BACKGROUND In the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), tiotropium bromide has a longer duration of action than ipratropium bromide; however, tiotropium bromide is a moreExpand
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Non-participation bias in health services research using data from an integrated electronic prescribing project: the role of informed consent
Electronic prescribing potentially reduces adverse outcomes and provides critical information for drug safety research but studies may be distorted by non-participation bias. 52,507 patients and 28Expand
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Development and validation of a predictive algorithm to identify adult asthmatics from medical services and pharmacy claims databases.
OBJECTIVE To develop and validate the accuracy of a predictive model to identify adult asthmatics from administrative health care databases. STUDY SETTING An existing electronic medical recordExpand
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Evaluation of the use of an integrated drug information system by primary care physicians for vulnerable population
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether an electronic prescribing and integrated drug information system was more likely to be used by primary care physicians for patients of low socioeconomic (SES)Expand
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