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Prescribing errors in a pediatric emergency department.

Rinke ML, Moon M, Clark JS, et al. Prescribing errors in a pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2008;24(1):1-8. doi:10.1097/pec.0b013e31815f6f6c.

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March 5, 2008
Rinke ML, Moon M, Clark JS, et al. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2008;24(1):1-8.

Pediatric medication errors pose unique challenges, particularly around weight-based dosing. This study describes the types of prescribing errors discovered through retrospective chart review and highlights the error rates among different levels of trainees and providers.