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writer, rather than the senior decision maker. Decision support via CPOE may be the incorrect target in this setting.

7. Conclusion

In conclusion, we found that the NICU system was a very dynamic setting that was indeed socially constructed. Future research to best methods to provide decision support to key decision makers will be critical in this setting.

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