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Tools for drug dosing in life-threatening pediatric emergencies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23135772     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Life-threatening pediatric emergencies are rare events in which precise, correct and fast drug dosing is essential. Intravenous drugs are most commonly dosed based on the child's weight in mg/kg. Numerous tools exist for aiding the physician in the error prone calculation, none of which meet all criteria for the perfect tool. Besides frequent training of practical skills and awareness of the problem of calculating the exact drug dose, it seems indispensable to have a localized tool at hand for these critical events.
Authors:
C G Erker; M Santamaria; M Möllmann
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  Der Anaesthesist     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-055X     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesthesist     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370525     Medline TA:  Anaesthesist     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  GER     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Klinik für Anästhesie und operative Intensivmedizin, Bereich Kinderanästhesie, St. Franziskus-Hospital Münster, Hohenzollernring 72, 48145, Münster, Deutschland, christian.erker@sfh-muenster.de.
Vernacular Title:
Hilfsmittel für die Dosierung von Notfallmedikamenten im Kindesalter.
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