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Medications specifically made for adults and given to children put young patients at greater risk for drug errors, according to a Sentinel Event Alert from The Joint Commission. (Editor's note: To access the Alert, go to www.jointcommission.org. Under "Sentinel Event," click on "Sentinel Event Alert," then "Issue 39 — April 11, 2008: Preventing pediatric medication errors.")

New recommendations for pediatric medication safety