Journal Article

Analgesic prescribing errors and associated medication characteristics.

Smith HS, Lesar TS. The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society. 2011;12:29-40.

This analysis of analgesic prescribing near misses found that pediatric patients were most vulnerable to prescribing errors, and clinicians most frequently committed errors when prescribing medications that can be given by multiple routes of administration (i.e., intravenously and orally).