Is it a surprise? Shocking sub-optimal medication safety in children with medical complexity

Title

Is it a surprise? Shocking sub-optimal medication safety in children with medical complexity

Creator

Patel Hema; Bourassa M; Huth K; Vandecruys P

Publisher

Paediatrics & Child Health

Date

2018

Description

There are increasing numbers of children with medical complexity (CMC) worldwide. CMC make multiple transitions between healthcare settings and providers; frequently receiving multiple medications. While the risk of medication error in children is recognized, data on CMC, perhaps one of the most vulnerable groups, is lacking. OBJECTIVES To explore parental knowledge, perceptions and behaviours around medication safety and to identify and describe recalled medication errors in order to guide future efforts in quality and safety

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Citation List Month

July 2018 List

Pages

e30-e31

Issue

suppl1

Volume

23

Collection

Citation

Patel Hema; Bourassa M; Huth K; Vandecruys P, “Is it a surprise? Shocking sub-optimal medication safety in children with medical complexity,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed July 19, 2018, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/15178.

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