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Color-coded prefilled medication syringes decrease time to delivery and dosing error in simulated emergency department pediatric resuscitations.

Moreira ME, Hernandez C, Stevens AD, et al. Color-Coded Prefilled Medication Syringes Decrease Time to Delivery and Dosing Error in Simulated Emergency Department Pediatric Resuscitations. Ann Emerg Med. 2015;66(2):97-106.e3. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.12.035.

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March 25, 2015
Moreira ME, Hernandez C, Stevens AD, et al. Ann Emerg Med. 2015;66:97-106.e3.

Medication errors are common during pediatric resuscitation situations. This study found that use of prefilled and color-coded syringes reduced time needed to prepare and administer medications and significantly decreased dosing errors during simulated resuscitations.

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Moreira ME, Hernandez C, Stevens AD, et al. Color-Coded Prefilled Medication Syringes Decrease Time to Delivery and Dosing Error in Simulated Emergency Department Pediatric Resuscitations. Ann Emerg Med. 2015;66(2):97-106.e3. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.12.035.