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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110321102434.htm I chose this topic because medication errors can be deadly. Therefore, when I saw this article relating to “ electronic prescription drug ordering system with a computer method of reporting adverse events,” I thought that this would be a worthwhile article to write my weekly article on. I learned that there was a dramatic decrease of incidence of medication errors with this new system in place, from 27.89 down to 3.43 per 1,000. I do not have personal experience with this topic, I have not been in a psychiatric hospital, nor have I ever been dispensed a wrong medication. Although I do have a family member that was dispensed a wrong medication and this had some serious side effects. I agree with how the information was presented, as I can see how this application can change how medications are dispersed in more than just the one application of a psychiatric hospital. Pharmacists deal with different handwriting, of physicians on a daily basis. Well
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This note was uploaded on 07/01/2011 for the course CSI 111 taught by Professor Lavoie during the Spring '09 term at Holyoke CC.

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