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Potential medication dosing errors in outpatient pediatrics.

McPhillips HA; Stille CJ; Smith D; Hecht J; Pearson J; Stull J; Debellis K; Andrade S; Miller M; Kaushal R; Gurwitz J; Davis RL.

The authors of this AHRQ–funded study counted overdoses and underdoses in new prescriptions and found that 15% of pediatric outpatients received orders containing potential dosing errors.