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Prevalence of Errors in Anaphylaxis in Kids (PEAK): a multicenter simulation-based study.

Maa T, Scherzer DJ, Harwayne-Gidansky I, et al. Prevalence of Errors in Anaphylaxis in Kids (PEAK): a multicenter simulation-based study. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2020;8(4):1239-46.e3. Epub 2019/11/27. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2019.11.013.

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July 22, 2020
Maa T, Scherzer DJ, Harwayne-Gidansky I, et al. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2020;8(4):1239-1246.e3.

This simulation study involved 28 hospitals in 6 countries to characterize medication errors involving epinephrine administration for pediatric anaphylaxis. The study found that medication administration errors were common and identified latent safety threats (including related to the use of cognitive aids) at several institutions.

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Maa T, Scherzer DJ, Harwayne-Gidansky I, et al. Prevalence of Errors in Anaphylaxis in Kids (PEAK): a multicenter simulation-based study. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2020;8(4):1239-46.e3. Epub 2019/11/27. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2019.11.013.