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Medication Errors in Children

  • Robert L. Poole
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Medication Error Pediatric Intensive Care Unit United States Pharmacopeia Computerize Provider Order Entry Active Surveillance System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert L. Poole
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  1. 1.Pharmacy DepartmentLucile Packard Children's Hospital at StanfordPalo AltoUSA

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