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Conn RL, Kearney O, Tully MP, Shields MD, Dornan T. BMJ Open. 2019;9:e028680.
This scoping review identified numerous causes for prescribing errors in pediatrics, including dosing errors related to the need for weight-based calculations, communication with children, and level of clinical experience in pediatrics. The authors suggest that further research is needed to better understand how these factors are tied to prescribing mistakes.
An In Depth Investigation into Causes of Prescribing Errors by Foundation Trainees in Relation to Their Medical Education—EQUIP Study.
Dornan T, Ashcroft D, Heathfield H, et al. London: General Medical Council; 2009.
This report analyzed the causes and rates of prescribing errors in the National Health Service and found that educational level had little impact on medication errors and that many were intercepted before reaching patients. The authors suggest that a standardized national prescription chart could help prevent errors.