D. S. Young, M.D.; R. B. Friedman, M.D.; L. Pastener, B.S.
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Clinical reports of drug effects on laboratory test results have been appearing with increasing frequency. Although it is apparent that such interactions can seriously affect the clinical value of laboratory procedures, it is also clear that the number of such interactions has long exceeded what a physician might reasonably be expected to remember. To assist physicians in this task, we compiled a computerized file of over 13 000 clinically documented drug-test interactions. A computer program was then written that accepted as input the data on drugs administered to patients and patients' laboratory test results. If a test result fell outside
Young DS, Friedman RB, Pastener L. Experience with a Computer-Based Drug Test Interaction Surveillance System.. Ann Intern Med. 1973;78:814. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-5-814_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(5):814.
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