Parallel to the development of new medications for various diseases run the threat of medication errors. These errors though common, very few are fatal and so goes unnoticed. Such errors occurring with pediatric population can be a major predicament. This review aims to address the various parametric variations and considerations in pediatric population so as to minimize medication errors. A detailing about various causes, types and levels of errors, ways of analysing the amount of error and the essential knowledge about prescription writing which could reduce the incidents have been paid attention to. The article also discusses possible recommendations to the stakeholders and caregivers that could encompass the reason of lack of information for the ever-increasing medication errors.
Medication Errors: Common Pitfalls and Recommendations in Pediatric Dentistry Practice
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Leena U Menon, Arun M Xavier, Saquib A Shaikh, Steffy M Sunny; Medication Errors: Common Pitfalls and Recommendations in Pediatric Dentistry Practice. J Clin Pediatr Dent 1 November 2021; 45 (5): 291–297. doi: https://doi.org/10.17796/1053-4625-45.5.1
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