Computerized physician order entry of large volume parenterals in a tertiary care hospital of pakistan (a pilot project)
- At: 2006 FIP Congress in Salvadore (Brazil)
- Type: Poster
- By: SYED, Shaukat Ali Muttaqi (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
- Co-author(s): Syed, Shamim Raza (Aga Khan University Hospital, KARACHI, Pakistan)
Sheikh, Abdul Latif (Aga khan university hospital, KARACHI, Pakistan)
Zaheer, Farhat (Aga Khan University Hospital, KARACHI, Pakistan)
Ghous, Zahid (Aga Khan University Hospital, KARACHI, Pakistan)
Objective: To improve patient safety and reduce patient cost by computerized physician order entry of large volume parenterals.
Background: A gap was identified in the LVP distribution system of the hospital that fluid orders were not reviewed by pharmacist before administration. The drips were dispesed by a technicain making them a high.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.