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Journal Article > Commentary
DeRhodes KH. JAMA Intern Med. 2019;179:863-864.
The Beers criteria serve as a standard guidance to inform prescribing decisions in older patients to protect against adverse drug reactions. Written by a registered pharmacist, this commentary relates insights regarding how use of the Beers criteria could have prevented a misdiagnosis in her elderly mother. The author highlights the responsibilities of pharmacists and prescribers to use the list as appropriate to ensure patient safety.
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Gail B. Slap, MD, MSc; February 2010
An overweight teenaged girl came to the pediatrics clinic for routine follow-up of her type 2 diabetes, complaining of nonspecific, intermittent abdominal pain and worsening acne. The physician prescribed topical acne cream and increased her diabetes medications. The next day, an obstetrician notified the pediatrician that this patient had delivered a healthy infant via Caesarian section overnight.
Journal Article > Study
Which clinical errors lead to the referral of UK paediatricians to the National Clinical Assessment Service?
Raine J, Scarrott D. Eur J Pediatr. 2012;171:1449-1452.
This study discovered that child protection cases and prescribing errors were the most common reasons pediatricians were referred to a governing body overseeing provider performance concerns.