This project was supported and made possible by Grant 1H34MC10577-01-00 from the Emergency Medical Services for Children program of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration. The sponsor did not have any input into the study design, analysis of data, conclusions, or decisions to publish. The authors have no financial conflicts of interest with any products used in this study.
Original Research Contribution
Root Causes of Errors in a Simulated Prehospital Pediatric Emergency
Article first published online: 17 JAN 2012
© 2012 by the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Academic Emergency Medicine
Volume 19, Issue 1, pages 37–47, January 2012
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Lammers, R., Byrwa, M. and Fales, W. (2012), Root Causes of Errors in a Simulated Prehospital Pediatric Emergency. Academic Emergency Medicine, 19: 37–47. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2011.01252.x
Supervising Editor: Christopher Carpenter, MD.
- Issue published online: 17 JAN 2012
- Article first published online: 17 JAN 2012
- Received February 23, 2011; revisions received May 15 and June 16, 2011; accepted June 18, 2011.
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