Administration of IV drugs in pediatric emergency
- At: 2011 FIP Congress in Hyderabad (India)
- Type: Presentation
- By: IRWIN, Danica (Children Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
- Co-author(s): Vaillancourt, Régis (Children Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
One size does not fit all. Standardized drug concentration to administer emergency drugs in adults is not always possible for use in small size paediatric patients and may quickly result in fluid overload. To circumvent this problem paediatric clinicians have been using weight based concentrations, refer to as the "Rule of Six". With this method.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.