David Rauchwerger

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Salvage of preformed nucleosides requires transport across the plasma membrane by sodium-dependent (concentrative) and sodium-independent (equilibrative) mechanisms. These transport systems are also the route of cellular uptake for nucleoside analogues, including gemcitabine (2',2'-difluorodeoxycytidine), a deoxycytidine analogue used in the treatment of(More)
BACKGROUND In the paediatric emergency department (ED) trainees are more likely to commit prescribing errors. OBJECTIVE To determine whether a short educational intervention reduces the incidence of prescribing errors among trainees in a pediatric ED. METHODS A prospective cohort study at the ED of a tertiary paediatric hospital. All fellows and(More)
OBJECTIVE Medication errors are common among pediatric patients and in emergency departments (EDs). Such errors may lead to prolonged hospitalization, unnecessary diagnostic tests and treatments, and death. The objective of this study was to determine whether the use of a structured order sheet reduces the incidence of medication errors in a pediatric ED.(More)
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