Preventing ADEs in pediatric patients poses unique challenges because children are particularly vulnerable to adverse outcomes from medication errors (preventable adverse events due to wrong medication use). However, it can create a safety culture, which is a culture that promotes patient safety and quality of care while reducing preventable risks and harm.
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