• Study
  • Published May 2017

Medication errors by caregivers at home in neonates discharged from the neonatal intensive care unit.

Pediatric patients are at high risk for medication errors. Researchers conducted a cross-sectional study on 166 infants younger than 3 months who were discharged from the hospital. They found a high frequency of medication errors by caregivers. In keeping with prior research, dose administration errors were the most common type of error.

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