Prescribing safely for children
Article first published online: 16 FEB 2007
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Volume 43, Issue 3, pages 112–116, March 2007
How to Cite
Sinha, Y. and Cranswick, N. E. (2007), Prescribing safely for children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43: 112–116. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2007.00971.x
- Issue published online: 16 FEB 2007
- Article first published online: 16 FEB 2007
- Accepted for publication 10 August 2006.
- adverse drug reactions;
- medication error;
Abstract: This paper is the second in a series of two and will attempt to highlight important issues in prescribing for children, including principles of safe prescribing, adverse drug reaction assessment and common drugs including paracetamol and ibuprofen. A list of drug information resources is included, which may be useful for clinicians.