Medication errors in children’s care: what nurses need to know
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Medication errors in children’s care: what nurses need to know

Helen Quinn Health writer

Evidence shows that children are the most vulnerable to mistakes in prescribing and nurses need to know how to reduce errors and improve patient safety

Children are those most at risk of severe and sometimes fatal adverse drug reactions, meaning the risks from medication errors are high.

Nursing Children and Young People. 34, 4, 8-9. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.34.4.8.s3

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