Zahra F Khaki

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OBJECTIVE To systematically locate and review studies that have investigated the incidence of medication errors (MEs) in pediatric inpatients and identify common errors. METHODS A systematic search of studies related to MEs in children was performed using the following databases: MEDLINE (1951-April 2006), EMBASE (1966-April 2006), Pharm-line (1978-April(More)
Medicines' management or pharmaceutical care in paediatric patients is particularly demanding, mainly because the majority of available drugs have been developed for use in adults. As a result, in children, drugs are often unlicensed or used off-label, suitable formulations or appropriate strengths are lacking, and drugs have to be extemporaneously(More)
OBJECTIVE The International Conference on Harmonisation Steering Committee recommends that appropriate formulations be used in pediatric drug trials. However, a lack of formulation research and/or economic constraints means that appropriate formulations are not always used. It is important for investigators who report the results of pediatric drug trials to(More)
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