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Root causes of errors in a simulated prehospital pediatric emergency.

Lammers R, Byrwa M, Fales W. Root causes of errors in a simulated prehospital pediatric emergency. Acad Emerg Med. 2012;19(1):37-47. doi:10.1111/j.1553-2712.2011.01252.x.

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February 29, 2012
Lammers R, Byrwa M, Fales W. Acad Emerg Med. 2012;19(1):37-47.

This study used a simulation exercise to uncover error types (e.g., cognitive, procedural, and teamwork) that impact the prehospital care of ill and injured children. The findings generated a series of recommendations to emergency medical services agencies to improve the safety of care delivery.