TABLE 3

Analysis of Error Types Before and After Pediatric Quicklist Intervention

Error TypeNo. of Errors (No. per 100 Orders)IRR ( 95% CI)P
Before QuicklistAfter Quicklist
Wrong dose27 (8)19 (5)a0.58 (0.32–1.04).07
Wrong unit1 (0.3)2 (0.5)1.64 (0.15–18.07).69
Wrong frequency12 (3.7)1 (0.3)0.07 (0.01–0.53).01
Wrong route8 (2.4)2 (0.5)0.20 (0.04–0.96).04
Wrong drug6 (2)2 (0.5)0.27 (0.06–1.35).11
Wrong formulation9 (2.8)0 (0).03
Allergy2 (0.6)0 (0).32
Drug-drug interaction1 (0.3)0 (0).61
Rule violation6 (1.8)0 (0).07
Missing information28 (9)25 (6)a0.73 (0.43–1.25).25
Other1 (0.3)4 (1)3.78 (0.36–29.31).29
  • a One error from each category occurred when the quicklist was used.