|Description:||- Paediatric drug doses are based on a child’s weight, on a milligram per kilogram basis.- When a child’s weight is known, it is better to administer according to their weight rather than their age.- When a child is clearly larger or smaller than would be expected for their age (their parents/carers will often be aware of this), an ‘older’ or ‘younger’ Page for Age chart should be selected for that child, dependent on the chart that most closely reflects their actual weight.|
|Date Update Posted Online:||September 7, 2017|
|Section Title:||Drugs Overview|
|Guidelines Print Date:||September 20, 2017|
The ambulance response to the COVID-19 pandemic: what went well and how do we sustain the benefits?
Ambulance services, at the forefront of caring for patients within the pandemic setting, had...
NHSE&I and AACE launch Repository of Good Practice for Safely Reducing Ambulance Conveyance to Emergency Departments
Examples of initiatives that are working well and are being monitored, evaluated and shared...