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Computerised physician order entry-related medication errors: analysis of reported errors and vulnerability testing of current systems
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    Authors response: Role of Computerized Physician Order Entry Systems in Facilitating Medication Errors
    • Olivia Ferrandez Quirante, Pharmacist, PhD, BCPS
    • Other Contributors:
      • Olatz Urbina Bengoa, Marta De Antonio Cusco, Nuria Carballo Martinez, Santiago Grau Cerrato

    To the Editor,

    We have read with great interest the article by Schiff G D et al.,1 in which 6.1% of errors reported to the United States Pharmacopeia MEDMARX reporting system were classified as being related to the computerized prescription order entry (CPOE) system, representing the third most frequently reported errors in this notification system.

    Similarly, in a study conducted in our hospital, appro...

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