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Kahn S, Abramson EL. Arch Dis Child. 2018 Aug 28; [Epub ahead of print].
Kahn S ; Abramson EL.What is new in paediatric medication safety?. Arch Dis Child. 2018 Aug 28; [Epub ahead of print]
Pediatric patients are particularly vulnerable to medication errors. This review explores efforts to reduce risks of medication mistakes in this patient population and safety improvement strategies such as smart pumps, barcoding systems, and workflow management systems.
Medication Administration Errors
Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Events
The Pharmacist's Role in Medication Safety
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In Conversation With… Michael Cohen, RPh, MS, ScD (hon)
Safety in the Retail Pharmacy
Michelle A. Chui, PharmD, PhD
How to prevent the top 4 medication errors.
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ISMP National Vaccine Errors Reporting Program 2017 analysis—part 1 and part 2.
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