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Journal Article > Study
Jani YH, Ghaleb MA, Marks SD, Cope J, Barber N, Wong IC. J Pediatr. 2008;152:214-218.
Complex drug regimens have been associated with medication errors in pediatric ambulatory practice. This study found that a commercial electronic prescribing system nearly eliminated handwriting errors in a pediatric specialty clinic, though actual adverse drug events were not measured.
Journal Article > Commentary
Thurmann PA. Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2006;5:489-493.
The author discusses how technology can help minimize medication errors and suggests that both the shortcomings and strengths of technology be considered when shaping medication error reduction programs.
Cases & Commentaries
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Tom Bookwalter, PharmD; June 2004
A woman given is found cyanotic on morning rounds. Her methemoglobinemia is determined to be from a roughly 7-fold overdose of dapsone.