Intravenous fluid prescribing errors in children: critical incident dataset

  • Richard Conn (Creator)
  • Timothy Dornan (Supervisor)



This dataset contains 41 reported critical incidents related to intravenous fluid prescribing in children in Northern Ireland. It is a subset of a larger dataset of reported medication incidents occurring in Northern Ireland paediatric secondary care between 2011 and 2015. These data were obtained with full NHS Ethics and Trust Governance approval. Data were fully anonymised prior to being made available to the research team. As data contain narrative information about patients and hospital staff, we have not openly published the dataset; access to data is available on request.
Date made available22 Aug 2017
PublisherQueen's University Belfast
Temporal coverage01 Jun 2011 - 01 Jun 2016
Date of data production01 Oct 2015 - 01 May 2016
Geographical coverageNorthern Ireland

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