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DIAS DA SILVA, Gustavo et al. Medication errors in Neonatal Intensive Care Units. Enferm. glob. [online]. 2014, vol.13, n.33, pp.370-384. ISSN 1695-6141.

This is an integrative literature review conducted in online databases in the period 2002-2012, aiming to identify the available evidence about incidence, related factors, consequences and mechanisms for prevention of medication errors in the unit neonatal intensive care unit. results were categorized according to the central themes of the design review. we conclude that a deeper knowledge of the errors and adverse drug events in the unit neonatal intensive care unit, its impact on neonatal morbidity and mortality, factors associated with this occurrence and prevention mechanisms are strategies for building a safer health system and quality.

Keywords : Medication errors; Neonatal Intensive Care Units; Nursing; Safety Management; Quality of Health Care.

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