Journal Article

Paramedic self-reported medication errors.

Vilke GM; Tornabene SV; Stepanski B; Shipp HE; Upledger RL; Metz MA; Vroman D; Anderson M; Murrin PA; Davis DP; Harley J.

The researchers surveyed paramedics and found that 9% made medication errors in the past year and that unfamiliarity with the drug, dosage mistakes, and a lack of triple checks played a role in the incidents.