Electronic prescribing and medication administration record systems

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This chapter will provide an overview of the evidence related to the effectiveness of electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) and medication administration systems in a range of settings to reduce medication errors and adverse drug events (ADEs). At the end of the chapter, there are two expert commentaries from authors who reflect on how such systems have been introduced into their very different countries.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSafety in medication use
EditorsMary P. Tully, Bryony Dean Franklin
Place of PublicationBoca Raton, FL
PublisherCRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781482227017
ISBN (Print)9781138457270
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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    Westbrook, J. I., & Baysari, M. T. (2016). Electronic prescribing and medication administration record systems. In M. P. Tully, & B. D. Franklin (Eds.), Safety in medication use (pp. 213-228). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.