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Table 3 Effects of CDSS interventions on laboratory testing outcomes

From: Laboratory test ordering in inpatient hospitals: a systematic review on the effects and features of clinical decision support systems

Outcome Positive No effect Negative
Category Subcategory Statistically significant Demonstrated Statistically significant Demonstrated
Test-related Proportion of tests 28, 34, 35, 36, 32, 39, 33, 40, 42*, 44 31, 36, 30, 37, 38, 41 31, 36, 43 42*  
  Cost of tests 34 28, 30, 37, 38, 32, 41    
  Test intervals 28     
  Number of STAT request   31    
Physician-related Guideline adherence   31, 33    
  Orders cancellation after the reminders   28    
Patient-related Patient complication    28, 39, 41   
  Patient disposition 34     
  LOS    34   
  Mortality rate 34     
  1. *This study used three different CDSS intervention; two of which had positive impact and one of which had negative impact