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Journal Article
Study

Root causes of errors in a simulated prehospital pediatric emergency.

Lammers R, Byrwa M, Fales W. Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. 2012;19:37-47.

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.