Study shows medication is frequently, unintentionally given incorrectly to young children

Written by EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health on October 20, 2014 – 4:00 am -

(Nationwide Children's Hospital) According to Nationwide Children's Hospital researchers, 63,000 children under the age of six experienced out-of-hospital medication errors annually between 2002 and 2012. One child is affected every eight minutes, usually by a well-meaning parent or caregiver unintentionally committing a medication error.

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