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Journal Article > Study
Benkelfat R, Gouin S, Larose G, Bailey B. J Emerg Med. 2013;45:419-424.
Medication errors were common in the emergency department management of anaphylaxis (severe, life-threatening allergic reactions), and error rates improved only modestly after implementation of a standardized order set.
Journal Article > Commentary
Cohen MR, Smetzer JL. Hosp Pharm. 2009;44:847-853.
This monthly selection reports on two pediatric deaths due to severe hyponatremia following postoperative fluid administration. Errors involving a missing dose clarification request, a related near miss, and medication name confusion are also described.