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Off-label drug use in critical care pediatrics

  • At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: VAILLANCOURT, Régis (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
  • Co-author(s): Stewart, Paul (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
    Pascuet, Elena (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
    Splinter, William (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
    Doherty, Dermot (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
    Ni, Andy (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
  • Abstract:

    Rationale: Children may be given drugs that are prescribed outside the approved product monograph with respect to dosage, age, indication, safety, efficacy, or route of administration. Under these conditions, these drugs are known as "off-label" medications and although their use in pediatrics is recognized as being medically necessary, the lack

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Last update 4 October 2019

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