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Errors and error-producing conditions during a simulated, prehospital, pediatric cardiopulmonary arrest.

Lammers RL, Willoughby-Byrwa M, Fales WD. Errors and error-producing conditions during a simulated, prehospital, pediatric cardiopulmonary arrest. Simul Healthc. 2014;9(3):174-183. doi:10.1097/SIH.0000000000000013

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June 11, 2014
Lammers RL, Willoughby-Byrwa M, Fales WD. Simul Healthc. 2014;9(3):174-183.

Simulations of prehospital pediatric cardiopulmonary arrest uncovered many potential errors. Most notably, medication errors related to the correct weight-based dosing of epinephrine were common. This mistake can have serious consequences and warrants further efforts to mitigate this risk.

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Lammers RL, Willoughby-Byrwa M, Fales WD. Errors and error-producing conditions during a simulated, prehospital, pediatric cardiopulmonary arrest. Simul Healthc. 2014;9(3):174-183. doi:10.1097/SIH.0000000000000013