Computerised advice on drug dosage to improve prescribing practice.

  title={Computerised advice on drug dosage to improve prescribing practice.},
  author={Robert T. Walton and Emma Harvey and Susan Dovey and Nick Freemantle},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Maintaining therapeutic concentrations of toxic drugs is a complex task. Several computer systems have been designed to help doctors determine optimum drug dosage. Significant improvements in health could be achieved if computer advice was shown to be beneficial. OBJECTIVES To assess whether computer support for drug dosage benefits patients and hence whether it should be more widely available. SEARCH STRATEGY We searched the Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care… CONTINUE READING


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