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Preventing home medication administration errors.

Yin HS, Neuspiel DR, Paul IM. Preventing home medication administration errors. Pediatrics. Epub 2021 Nov 3. doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-054666

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March 14, 2022
Yin HS, Neuspiel DR, Paul IM, et al. Pediatrics. 2021;148(6):e2021054666.

Children with complex home care needs are vulnerable to medication errors. This guideline suggests strategies to enhance medication safety at home that include focusing on health literacy, prescriber actions, dosing tool appropriateness, communication, and training of caregivers. A March 18, 2022 webinar will highlight factors contributing to medication errors in the home and outline strategies to reduce their impact.

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Yin HS, Neuspiel DR, Paul IM. Preventing home medication administration errors. Pediatrics. Epub 2021 Nov 3. doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-054666