Entry of Weight in Pediatric Prescriptions in Ambulatory Care Setup
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Poster
- By: KHAN, Sumaira (Karachi, Pakistan)
- Co-author(s): Sheikh, Abdul Latif (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
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.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.