Paediatric drug handling by Ian C. Wong, Catherine Tuleu, Ian Costello, Vincent Yeung,

By Ian C. Wong, Catherine Tuleu, Ian Costello, Vincent Yeung, Paul Long

This quantity within the ULLA sequence is an introductory textbook on paediatric drug dealing with. Written for brand new pharmaceutical scientists, this booklet goals to provide a historical past of paediatric pharmacy. Its scope is to offer a entire creation to kid's drugs by way of dosing in perform and paediatric pharmaceutics, physiological and drug disposition modifications, scientific pharmacology and pharmacogenomics. Paediatric laws around the globe in addition to drug licensing and medical trials, compliance, protection and pharmacovigilance concerns may also be constructed

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This might be because the errors were identified and rectified before any harm resulted, but it could be due to publication bias – some healthcare providers may be reluctant to publish studies reporting patients with serious harm. Cousins et al. 4). Most of the cases reported resulted in fatal consequences, hence making the news headlines. , 2004). v. v. m. v. v. 4 Continued 10 year old 14 year old Incorrect drug Incorrect drug Preterm neonate 12 year old 4 day old 3-day-old preterm 1 month old 11 month old Preterm baby 5 year old Outcome Anaesthetic in dental surgery Death Nitrous oxide/oxygen.

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