COVID-19 Impact

You may see some delays in posting new content due to COVID-19. If you have any questions, please submit a message to PSNet Support.
 

PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Study

Medication errors in the management of anaphylaxis in a pediatric emergency department.

Benkelfat R, Gouin S, Larose G, et al. J Emerg Med. 2013;45(3):419-425.

Medication errors were common in the emergency department management of anaphylaxis (severe, life-threatening allergic reactions), and error rates improved only modestly after implementation of a standardized order set.