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Table 3 Prescription-Fscores of all prescriptions and of individual prescription categories

From: The impact of a computerized physician order entry system implementation on 20 different criteria of medication documentation—a before-and-after study

  Paper-based CPOE P value
Mean value (SD) n Mean value (SD) n
All prescriptions 57.4% (± 12.0%) 1850 89.8% (± 7.2%) 1592  < 0.001
Standard peroral prescriptions 62.6% (± 10.1%) 1051 90.7% (± 6.6%) 990  < 0.001
Prescriptions with a risky administration route 54.4% (± 10.4%) 265 87.8% (± 7.8%) 200  < 0.001
Prescriptions as needed 47.0% (± 9.6%) 452 88.5% (± 8.0%) 362  < 0.001
Other prescriptions 58.6% (± 11.3%) 82 90.2% (± 6.1%) 40  < 0.001
  1. CPOE, computerized physician order entry; prescription-Fscore, fulfilment score per prescription; n, number; SD, standard deviation