Journal Article

High-alert medications in the pediatric intensive care unit.

Franke HA, Woods DM, Holl JL. Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies. 2009;10:85-90.

Clinician surveys were used to develop a list of high-alert medications (drugs associated with adverse events) for pediatric intensive care unit patients. The surveys identified several medications not included on the Institute for Safe Medication Practices high-alert list.