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Safe care for pediatric patients: a scoping review across multiple health care settings.

Stang A, Thomson D, Hartling L, et al. Safe Care for Pediatric Patients: A Scoping Review Across Multiple Health Care Settings. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018;57(1):62-75. doi:10.1177/0009922817691820.

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February 28, 2018
Stang A, Thomson D, Hartling L, et al. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018;57:62-75.

Children are vulnerable to errors in various health care settings. This review identified thematic factors that uniquely affect the safety of pediatric patients such as physiological development and dependency on adults for care. Safety interventions included training programs and monitoring adverse events. Medication errors were the main patient safety concern identified in the literature.

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Stang A, Thomson D, Hartling L, et al. Safe Care for Pediatric Patients: A Scoping Review Across Multiple Health Care Settings. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018;57(1):62-75. doi:10.1177/0009922817691820.