Title

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

UMMS Affiliation

Meyers Primary Care Institute

Publication Date

1-21-2004

Document Type

Article

Subjects

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.

Source

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

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association

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

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