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Table 3 Therapeutic category of medications associated with medication prescribing errors in the pediatric ward of Dessie referral hospital, February 17 - March 17, 2012

From: Medication prescribing errors and associated factors at the pediatric wards of Dessie Referral Hospital, Northeast Ethiopia

Therapeutic class Frequency (%)
Antibiotics 121 (54.26)
Analgesics and antipyretics 41 (18.38)
Diuretics 10 (4.48)
Corticosteroids 3 (−)
GI drugs 2 (−)