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Entry of Weight in Pediatric Prescriptions in Ambulatory Care Setup

  • In: Posters
  • At: Dublin (Ireland) (2013)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: KHAN, Sumaira (Karachi, Pakistan)
  • Co-author(s): Sheikh, Abdul Latif (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
  • Abstract:


    Almost 100% paediatric prescriptions are weight based and is an important element in dose calculation and patient safety. Ambulatory care pharmacy of AKUH entertains two hundred pediatric prescriptions per day. Since the prescription is manual not involving EHR/CPOE, physicians were supposed to write weight, height and allergies..

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