Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) in Ambulatory Pediatrics
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00229671|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2005 by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : September 30, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 30, 2005
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Pediatric Patients With a Variety of Medical Conditions.||Device: Computerized Physician Order Entry|
This study has the following 2 goals:
Aim 1: To determine the rates, types, and predictors of medication errors and ADEs.
Aim 2: To perform a trial assessing the effectiveness of an intervention (CPOE) on reducing serious medication errors.
We hypothesize that:
- Medication errors and ADEs are frequent in ambulatory pediatrics.
- Presence of the following predictors will be associated with higher error rates: cultural, racial, socioeconomic, educational, and linguistic barriers to communication, understanding, and successful completion of prescribed therapies; complex medical or chronic medical conditions; complex medication regimens; non-physician providers with limited clinical experience; high provider workloads; and complex prescription refill systems.
- Prevention strategies, including both technology-based and behavioral/ human factors-based interventions, will be effective and cost-effective in reducing rates of serious medication errors (defined as preventable ADEs and non-intercepted potential ADEs).
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||30000 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Ambulatory Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) in Pediatrics|
|Study Start Date :||September 2001|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||July 2005|
- Medication Errors
- Adverse Drug Events
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00229671
|Contact: Carol Keohane||617 525 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|United States, Massachusetts|
|Brigham and Women's Hospital||Recruiting|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02120|
|Contact: Carol Keohane 617-525-6669 email@example.com|
|Contact: Rainu Kaushal 212 746 1703 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator: Rainu Kaushal|
|Principal Investigator:||Rainu Kaushal||Brigham and Women's Hospital|