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The fate of pediatric prescriptions in community pharmacies.

Condren ME, Desselle SP. The fate of pediatric prescriptions in community pharmacies. J Patient Saf. 2015;11(2):79-88. doi:10.1097/PTS.0b013e3182948a7d.

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June 3, 2015
Condren ME, Desselle SP. J Patient Saf. 2015;11(2):79-88.

The need for weight-based dosing is a common source of medication errors in children. In this survey of community pharmacists, the majority reported that they did not actually calculate appropriate weight-based dosing, even when a patient's weight was available.

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Condren ME, Desselle SP. The fate of pediatric prescriptions in community pharmacies. J Patient Saf. 2015;11(2):79-88. doi:10.1097/PTS.0b013e3182948a7d.

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