Special Considerations for Pediatric Patients (DVD)

DVD video
Pediatric patients have a much higher risk of injury or death from medication errors than adults. In this program, the physiologic differences that affect their reaction to both illness and medications are discussed. Also included are special medication administration techniques as well as methods for assuring proper dose using West's Nomogram and the Broselow(TM) tape. Furthermore, The Joint Commission risk reduction strategies regarding pediatric medication errors and information on effective, safe pain management techniques are explored.