Prevention of medication errors in the pediatric inpatient setting

Jr Berlin, D. G. McCarver, D. A. Notterman, R. M. Ward, D. N. Weismann, G. S. Wilson, J. T. Wilson, D. R. Bennett, I. A. Hoskins, P. Kaufman, S. Mithani, J. Mulinare, S. M. Macleod, G. Troendle, J. March, S. J. Yaffe, S. J. Szefler, C. J. Cote, J. E. Shira, J. DiamondM. E. O'Connor, Jr Packard, M. Reynolds, H. A. Schaeffer, C. M. Steinhart, C. S. English, E. Wiener, M. T. Perkins, P. R. Van Ostenberg, R. T. Maruca, J. M. Wilson, T. Striker

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Medication errors that occur on a pediatric medical/surgical inpatient care unit are usually avoidable. Several steps are recommended to reduce these errors, beginning with the physician and including every member of the health care team. Pediatricians should help hospitals develop effective programs for safely providing treatment with medications to hospitalized children.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)428-430
Number of pages3
Issue number2 I
StatePublished - 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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