Evaluation of Harm Associated with High Dose-Range Clinical Decision Support Overrides in the Intensive Care Unit

Adrian Wong, Christine Rehr, Diane L. Seger, Mary G. Amato, Patrick E. Beeler, Sarah P. Slight, Adam Wright, David W. Bates
2018 Drug Safety  
Medication-related clinical decision support (CDS) alerts have been shown to be effective at reducing adverse drug events (ADEs). However, these alerts are frequently overridden, with limited data linking these overrides to harm. Dose-range checking alerts are a type of CDS alert that could have a significant impact on morbidity and mortality, especially in the intensive care unit (ICU) setting.
doi:10.1007/s40264-018-0756-x pmid:30506472 fatcat:j5apgk7jebgonopeyt57mrxtke