Computer aided prescribing: Electronic prescribing is helpful in children too

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7455.1566 (Published 24 June 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1566
  1. Kenneth Wong (kkywong@hkucc.hku.hk), resident,
  2. Paul Tam, chair professor
  1. Division of Paediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China

    EDITOR—We concur with Ferner in his review of computer aided prescribing.1 Our centre's experience of e-prescribing started in 1996 as part of the overhaul of the clinical management system. Voluntary reporting of prescribing errors was the only mechanism before the introduction of the computer system and …

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