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Elements of a complete drug order and the benefits of computerization


There are various checks to conduct before drugs reach the patients.

To reduce error rates, many procedures have been computerized. Warning systems can be designed to check each prescription for potential errors, including extreme doses, mis-prescriptions, allergies, potentially harmful drug interactions or other patient specific risk factors. These efforts minimize human errors and increase security of medical delivery, meeting the criteria of GDP guidelines.

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Good Pharmacy Practice: Introduction to Medication Delivery Systems

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