Pharmacology Book


Medication Dosing Errors in Children

Aka: Medication Dosing Errors in Children
  1. Precautions: Inaccurate dosing of Acetaminophen in Children
    1. Study of n=100, retrospective questionnaire
    2. Adults knowing the dosing interval: 86%
    3. Adults accurately dosing and measuring the med: 30%
      1. Only 40% stated the correct dose
      2. One third inaccurately measured the medication
    4. Reference
      1. Simon (1997) Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 151:654-6 [PubMed]

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