Table 2

Patient characteristics that might influence clinician acceptance of alerts.

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LESS

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Elderly patients (> 65 years old)

40%

11%

49%

Many current medications (> 5)

36%

15%

49%

Many chronic conditions (>5)

36%

20%

44%

Presenting with Acute Problem

9%

59%

32%


Sittig et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2006 6:6   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-6-6

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