Medication errors affecting pediatric patients: unique challenges for this special population.
This article analyzed more than 4000 pediatric medication errors to determine contributing factors, including lack of patient information, drug name or packaging confusion, and IV pump and IV line mix-ups. Improvement efforts should focus on individualized ready-to-deliver medications as an error reduction strategy.
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