Journal Article

Exploring the human factors of prescribing errors in paediatric intensive care units.

Sutherland A, Ashcroft DM, Phipps DL. Archives of disease in childhood. 2019;104:588-595.

Using clinical vignettes, investigators conducted semi-structured interviews with those prescribing medications in a pediatric intensive care unit to better understand human factors contributing to prescribing errors. They found that cognitive load was the main contributor to such errors.