Journal Article
Study

Evaluating the potential severity of look-alike, sound-alike drug substitution errors in children.

Basco WT, Garner SS, Ebeling M, et al. Academic pediatrics. 2016;16:183-91.

Look-alike, sound-alike drug names pose serious threats for potential medication errors. In this study, 38 pediatricians participated in a modified Delphi process to classify the clinical importance of more than 600 look-alike, sound-alike medication pairs that present risks to children.