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Ambiguous abbreviations: an audit of abbreviations in paediatric note keeping.

Sheppard JE, Weidner LCE, Zakai S, et al. Ambiguous abbreviations: an audit of abbreviations in paediatric note keeping. Arch Dis Child. 2008;93(3):204-6.

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April 30, 2008
Sheppard JE, Weidner LCE, Zakai S, et al. Arch Dis Child. 2008;93(3):204-6.

Review of progress notes and sign-outs at a pediatric hospital revealed a high incidence of confusing or non-standard abbreviations to describe medications and clinical conditions, many of which were not recognized by independent observers.

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Sheppard JE, Weidner LCE, Zakai S, et al. Ambiguous abbreviations: an audit of abbreviations in paediatric note keeping. Arch Dis Child. 2008;93(3):204-6.

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