TITLE

Introduction to pediatric pharmacy practice: Reflections of pediatrics practitioners

PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;7/15/2008, Vol. 65 Issue 14, p1314
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides basic principles of pediatric pharmacy practices as well as tips for interacting with pediatric patients to pharmacy student or new practitioner in the U.S. It states that the most important thing to consider is that a child is not a small adult because the child exhibits variations in dose response, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Moreover, pharmacists should be mindful of drug administration issues that could be encountered in pediatric patients.
ACCESSION #
33246489

 

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