Medication errors in paediatric care: a systematic review of epidemiology and an evaluation of evidence supporting reduction strategy recommendations.

@article{Miller2007MedicationEI,
  title={Medication errors in paediatric care: a systematic review of epidemiology and an evaluation of evidence supporting reduction strategy recommendations.},
  author={Marlene R. Miller and Karen A. Robinson and Lisa H. Lubomski and Michael L. Rinke and Peter J. Pronovost},
  journal={Quality & safety in health care},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={116-26}
}
BACKGROUND Although children are at the greatest risk for medication errors, little is known about the overall epidemiology of these errors, where the gaps are in our knowledge, and to what extent national medication error reduction strategies focus on children. OBJECTIVE To synthesise peer reviewed knowledge on children's medication errors and on recommendations to improve paediatric medication safety by a systematic literature review. DATA SOURCES PubMed, Embase and Cinahl from 1 January… CONTINUE READING

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