Revista de Saúde da Criança e do Adolescente


A longitudinal study assessing medication errors and safety in adolescents

Daren Stark

Medication safety is a critical concern for adolescents as they navigate the complexities of healthcare and medical treatment. This longitudinal study aimed to comprehensively assess medication errors and safety in adolescent populations over an extended period, shedding light on the prevalence, trends, contributing factors, and potential interventions to enhance medication safety for this vulnerable group. Data was collected from diverse healthcare settings, allowing for a comprehensive understanding of the challenges faced by adolescents in managing their medications. The findings underscore the importance of proactive strategies to prevent medication errors and promote safe medication practices among adolescents