Journal Article

Medication errors with pediatric liquid acetaminophen after standardization of concentration and packaging improvements.

Brass EP; Reynolds KM; Burnham RI; Green JL.

Dosing errors with regard to liquid medications in pediatrics are common. Using data from the National Poison Data System, researchers found that a 2011 change to the packaging of liquid acetaminophen and standardization to one concentration was associated with a reduction in pediatric medication errors involving liquid acetaminophen.