Title

Pediatric medication errors: what do we know? What gaps remain

UMMS Affiliation

Meyers Primary Care Institute

Date

1-21-2004

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Adolescent; Child; Child, Preschool; Humans; Infant; Infant, Newborn; Medication Errors; Patient Care; Pediatrics

Disciplines

Health Services Research | Primary Care

Abstract

Patient safety is an increasingly well-recognized public health problem. In this article, we discuss why children are particularly prone to errors and review pediatric studies of medication errors.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Ambul Pediatr. 2004 Jan-Feb;4(1):73-81.

Comments

At the time of publication, Kathleen Walsh was not yet affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

14731088