Monitoring the harm associated with use of anticoagulants in pediatric populations through trigger-based automated adverse-event detection.

@article{Patregnani2015MonitoringTH,
  title={Monitoring the harm associated with use of anticoagulants in pediatric populations through trigger-based automated adverse-event detection.},
  author={Jason T Patregnani and Michael C Spaeder and Valere Lemon and Y Diab and Darren Klugman and David C. Stockwell},
  journal={Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety},
  year={2015},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={108-14}
}
BACKGROUND The safety profile of anticoagulants, which are being used with increasing frequency in pediatric populations, is not well studied. Automatic triggers built into electronic health record systems (EHR) have been shown to be an effective way to monitor for and identify medication errors. Anticoagulant-associated adverse events were examined through… CONTINUE READING