Seven safety measures to reduce medication administration errors in paediatric intensive care unit
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Type: Poster
- By: AMEER, Ahmed (University of Hertfordshire, Pharmacy, Hatfield, United Kingdom)
- Co-author(s): Ahmed Ameer:|Soraya Dhillon :Pharmacy,University of Hertfordshire,Hatfield,United Kingdom|Mark Peters:PICU,Great Ormond Street Hospital,London,United Kingdom|Maisoon Ghaleb:Pharmacy,University of Hertfordshire,Hatfield,United Kingdom
The increased risk of medication errors in children undergoing hospital care is well documented, largely attributed to the complexity of treatments and small body size. The evidence for effective interventions however is significantly lacking.
Online questionnaires were sent to PICU staff at twenty-eight hospitals in the UK. Participants were.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.