Unlicensed and off-label medicines use in a paediatric intensive care unit: a longitudinal study pre and post EU paediatric legislation
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Poster
- By: BUMANGLAG, Emil (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, School of Pharmacy, Dublin, Ireland)
- Co-author(s): Strawbridge, Judith (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland)
Hayden, John (National Children's Research Centre, Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland)
There has historically been a high rate of unlicensed (UL) and off-label (OL) prescribing in paediatrics. In 2000, an audit of this prescribing was carried out in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) of Our Lady[simplequote]s Children[simplequote]s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland (OLCHC), a tertiary referral paediatric hospital. The EU.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.