Children under 6 Experience Frequent Medication Mistakes

October 20, 2014 6:23 AM

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A recent survey published in the journal Pediatrics concludes that children under the age of 6 experience frequent medication mistakes every 8 minutes.

The study was conducted using data from the National Poison Database System. This database is produced using 55 U.S. poison control hotlines. With tens of thousands of errors registered between 2002 and 2012, the study shows an ugly and ambiguous side of the medical act.

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