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1.This week we learned about the potential benefits and drawbacks to clinical decision support systems (CDSSs). Create a “Pros” versus “Cons” table with a column for “Pro” and a separate column for “Con”. Include at least 3 items for each column. Next to each item, provide a brief rationale as to why you included it on the respective list.PROSRATIONALECONSRATIONALEReducing clinical variation and duplicative testing Alert providers to available information they may not have seenBy reducing clinical variation, duplicate and unnecessary test will ensure patient safety. Providers ordering duplicate testing can over expose patients toradiation depending on the test. CDSS also has tools that go through enormousamounts of data and will catch potential problemsand will alert providers of information.“Alert Fatigue”The amount of alerts providers receive can cause“alert fatigue” causing them to overlook the importance of the alerts from becoming desensitized from the alerts.
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Decision engineering, Clinical Decision Support System