Journal Article

Reported medication events in a paediatric emergency research network: sharing to improve patient safety.

Shaw KN, Lillis KA, Ruddy RM, et al. Emergency medicine journal : EMJ. 2013;30:815-9.

This study characterizes the types of medication errors occurring in pediatric emergency departments (EDs), using data gathered from voluntary error reports in 18 EDs. Human factors were a contributing cause in the majority of errors.