Posted 12/17/2015 by UHBlog
JERRI ROSE, MD, Pediatric Emergency Medicine,
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
From misused medications to side effects and errors in dosing, problems with medicines send about 17 million Americans to the emergency room every year. A new study in the journal Pediatrics shows that a large number of these incidents involve children.
In fact, about one in 12 pediatric ER visits occurs because of prescrip...