Unit of measurement used and parent medication dosing errors.

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Adopting the milliliter as the preferred unit of measurement has been suggested as a strategy to improve the clarity of medication instructions; teaspoon and tablespoon units may inadvertently endorse nonstandard kitchen spoon use. We examined the association between unit used and parent medication errors and whether nonstandard… (More)
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2014-0395

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