Anticonvulsant medication errors in children with epilepsy during the home-to-hospital transition.

@article{Jones2013AnticonvulsantME,
  title={Anticonvulsant medication errors in children with epilepsy during the home-to-hospital transition.},
  author={Charlotte T Jones and Megan Missanelli and Leon J Dure and Ellen Funkhouser and Jaimee Kaffka and Meredith Kilgore and Kenneth G. Saag and Feliciano Yu and Monika M. Safford},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={314-20}
}
Children with epilepsy are at risk of having their anticonvulsant regimens disrupted during the home-to-hospital transition. We sought to estimate the frequency of anticonvulsant medication errors during transition into the hospital in children with epilepsy hospitalized for reasons other than seizures, and to examine factors associated with the occurrence of such errors. We examined the medical records to identify errors related to anticonvulsant administration during the transition into the… CONTINUE READING