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Journal Article

Frequency of pediatric medication administration errors and contributing factors.

Ozkan S, Kocaman G, Ozturk C, et al. Journal of nursing care quality. 2011;26:136-43.

This study applied an organizational accident model and critical incident technique to describe causes of pediatric medication errors. The authors argue that their findings reinforce the need to adopt a systems approach to prevention rather than focusing solely on individual nursing practice.