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What techniques can be used to limit medication dispensing errors in pediatrics?
- Verify weight
- Be cautious of technology
- Write out instructions and drug names
- Specify exact dosage strength
- Clarify illegible orders
- Use leading zeros
- No trailing zeros
In general when is adult dosing used in pediatrics?
What are the main drugs CI in pediatrics?
- Sulfa drugs
- Cough and Cold meds
What excipients are CI in Pediatrics?
- Propylene glycol
- Tween 80
- Benzyl alcohol
- Sometimes sugar or Na