When your child is the victim of a Texas medication mistake, you will likely wonder how medical professionals can make these kinds of mistakes. Unfortunately, infant medication errors are horrifyingly common—not just in Texas, but all over the world.
A study published in a 2002 issue of Pediatric and Perinatal Drug Therapy found that 28% of all drug mistakes are the result of a dosage error. Many of these victims were children too young to fight off the effects of an overdose—and mistakes were often not discovered until the patients complained of side effects.
The study uncovered some unsettling facts about medication errors in children:
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