Small patients, big consequences in medical errors.
Approach to Improving Safety
- Patient Self-Management
- Bar Coding and Radiofrequency ID Tagging
- Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE)
Setting of Care
- Family Medicine
- Primary Care
- General Internal Medicine
- Hospital Medicine
- General Pediatrics
This article describes how medical errors may cause serious harm in pediatric patients and offers tips for hospitals and parents to foster safe treatment.