Personal digital assistant with a barcode reader - A medical decision support system for nurses in home care

@article{Johansson2010PersonalDA,
  title={Personal digital assistant with a barcode reader - A medical decision support system for nurses in home care},
  author={Pauline E. Johansson and G{\"o}ran Petersson and Gunilla C. Nilsson},
  journal={International journal of medical informatics},
  year={2010},
  volume={79 4},
  pages={232-42}
}
INTRODUCTION Inappropriate medication among elderly people increases the risk of adverse drug-drug interactions, drug-related falls and hospital admissions. In order to prevent these effects it is necessary to obtain a profile of the patients' medication. A personal digital assistant (PDA) can be used as a medical decision support system (MDSS) to obtain a profile of the patients' medication and to check for inappropriate drugs and drug combinations, and to reduce medication errors. AIM The… CONTINUE READING

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