Computerized clinical documentation system in the pediatric intensive care unit

  title={Computerized clinical documentation system in the pediatric intensive care unit},
  author={James A. Menke and Cynthia W. Broner and Deborah Y. Campbell and Michelle Y. McKissick and Joy A. Edwards-Beckett},
  booktitle={BMC Med. Inf. & Decision Making},
BACKGROUND To determine whether a computerized clinical documentation system (CDS): 1) decreased time spent charting and increased time spent in patient care; 2) decreased medication errors; 3) improved clinical decision making; 4) improved quality of documentation; and/or 5) improved shift to shift nursing continuity. METHODS Before and after implementation of CDS, a time study involving nursing care, medication delivery, and normalization of serum calcium and potassium values was performed… CONTINUE READING
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