Every 8 Minutes, A Child Experiences A Medication Error

October 20, 2014 4:05 AM

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Every eight minutes, a child under the age of 6 experiences a medication error outside of the doctor's office or hospital, according to a new national study.

Using data from the National Poison Database System, the study found a significant increase in the number and rate of non-cough and cold medication errors between 2002 and 2012. The findings were published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday.

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