Decreasing paediatric prescribing errors in a district general hospital.

@article{Davey2008DecreasingPP,
  title={Decreasing paediatric prescribing errors in a district general hospital.},
  author={Amanda L Davey and A Britland and Rosie J. Naylor},
  journal={Quality & safety in health care},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={146-9}
}
BACKGROUND In paediatric inpatients, medication errors occur as frequently as 1 in 4.2 drug orders, with up to 80% of these being prescribing errors. CONTEXT The children's unit of a district general hospital in West Yorkshire, UK. KEY MEASURES FOR IMPROVEMENT Prescribing errors and preventable adverse drug events STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE (1) The… CONTINUE READING