How to avoid paediatric medication errors: a user’s guide to the literature
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    Prescribing errors rampant in developing countries

    Dear Editor,

    The article by Walsh et al. is timely. It is time for all practicing paediatricians and the general practitioners in developing countries like India, to wake up to reality of prescribing drugs. The rational prescribing will definitely prevent the unnecessary morbidity and sometimes the fatal adverse reactions.

    In India it is common to see the long prescriptions. The prescription contains a d...

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