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Journal Article > Review
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.
Journal Article > Commentary
Diagnostic error in the critically iII: defining the problem and exploring next steps to advance intensive care unit safety.
Bergl PA, Nanchal RS, Singh H. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018;15:903-907.
Elements of critical care can influence the reliability of diagnosis, teamwork, and care delivery. This commentary recommends areas for research to reduce diagnostic error in the intensive care unit. The authors highlight the need for intensivist involvement to define distinct roles and actions in their specialty for diagnostic improvement.