Pediatric medication errors: what do we know? What gaps remain
Meyers Primary Care Institute
Medical Subject Headings
Adolescent; Child; Child, Preschool; Humans; Infant; Infant, Newborn; Medication Errors; Patient Care; Pediatrics
Health Services Research | Primary Care
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.
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Citation: Ambul Pediatr. 2004 Jan-Feb;4(1):73-81.
Kaushal, Rainu; Jaggi, Tonushree; Walsh, Kathleen E.; Fortescue, Elizabeth B.; and Bates, David W., "Pediatric medication errors: what do we know? What gaps remain" (2004). Meyers Primary Care Institute Publications and Presentations. 345.