Week5.docx - Pros Rationale Cons Patient Safety This can be used to reduce medication errors and prevent adverse reactions Alarm Fatigue Improving

Week5.docx - Pros Rationale Cons Patient Safety This can be...

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Pros Rationale Cons Rationale Patient Safety This can be used to reduce medication errors and prevent adverse reactions. Improving medication orders that are received. Alarm Fatigue As health care providers we can become overwhelmed with these alarms or alerts that continues to pop up for every patient. Medication errors can cause patient harm. CDSS has reduced some of these errors from happening. According to research medication errors can happen at different times such as with the prescribing, administering the medication or when its dispensed (Tolly, 2018). Order Sets This helps to reduce unnecessary orders that will be placed. Such as labs or diagnostic testing, this over time saves of cost. Cost of Maintaining There may have been some grants that could have covered the cost of setting this up, but this don't count towards keeping the system running and the training that is required for this. According to research the system must be updated to provide the best evidence based practice, along with
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