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Evaluation of an electronic dosing calculator to reduce pediatric medication errors.

Murray B, Streitz MJ, Hilliard M, et al. Clinical pediatrics. 2019;58:413-416.

Pediatric medication dosing is often weight-based and therefore subject to calculation errors. This prospective study demonstrated that use of a clinical decision support tool (a dosing calculator) significantly reduced medication errors.