Prescribing errors in children: why they happen and how to prevent them
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Prescribing errors are estimated to occur in what percentage of written medication orders in hospitalised children?CorrectIncorrect
Which of these medication groups is most commonly involved in reported paediatric prescribing errors?CorrectIncorrect
Which of these error types is most common in children?CorrectIncorrect
Which of these high-alert medication groups is commonly involved in paediatric prescribing errors?CorrectIncorrect
Putting a decimal point in the wrong place when prescribing is most likely to represent which type of active failure within Reason’s Swiss cheese model of accident causation?CorrectIncorrect
The COM-B model is most appropriately used to support:CorrectIncorrect
Which of these errors results from the need to provide individualised dosing for children?CorrectIncorrect
Off-licence prescribing is common in children because:CorrectIncorrect
Prescribing liquid medications in millilitres instead of milligrams increases risk of error because:CorrectIncorrect
Paediatric prescribing errors can be particularly hard to detect because:CorrectIncorrect
Which of these represents an environmental factor that has been linked to prescribing errors in children?CorrectIncorrect
Which of these represents a cause of error specifically associated with electronic prescribing?CorrectIncorrect
The contextualised nature of prescribing errors means that which form of education is likely to be most effective in preventing them?CorrectIncorrect
A constructive and dynamic style of feedback that helps learners understand and revise their own prescribing practices is referred to as:CorrectIncorrect
Which of these feedback practices is most likely to be effective?CorrectIncorrect