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Study

Potential medication dosing errors in outpatient pediatrics.

McPhillips HA, Stille CJ, Smith D, et al. The Journal of pediatrics. 2005;147:761-7.

The authors of this AHRQ–funded study counted overdoses and underdoses in new prescriptions and found that 15% of pediatric outpatients received orders containing potential dosing errors.