Prescribing for children

Robertson, DAF 2018, 'Prescribing for children' , Nurse Prescribing, 16 (7) , pp. 292-295.

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Abstract

In this article in the series of ‘bite sized’ pharmacology, we will look at the pharmacological considerations when prescribing for children. This article will illustrate the common issues to consider when prescribing for the under 18 (or more often than not the under 12) population. The primary focus will be on pharmacokinetics and the four processes that occur after oral drug administration, with specific details on the factors that affect these processes in this patient group. There will also be some consideration of legal aspects and consent to treatment including concordance and a brief area on licensing. Exercises provided will help you apply this knowledge to your prescribing practice.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society
Journal or Publication Title: Nurse Prescribing
Publisher: Mark Allen Healthcare
ISSN: 1479-9189
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Depositing User: DAF Robertson
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2018 12:41
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2019 01:07
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/47843

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