Paediatric Injectable Guidelines

Paediatric Injectable Guidelines

  • Now in its 5th edition, The Royal Children's Hospital Paediatric Injectable Guidelines have been compiled and edited by experienced paediatric pharmacists to provide evidence-based, peer-reviewed and up to date specific guidance for health professionals in the preparation and effective administration of injectable medications in paediatric patients.

    Released in February 2016, the 5th edition of the Paediatric Injectable Guidelines features 287 drug monographs, and  includes 26 new entries.  
    The 5th edition also features Tall Man lettering to highlight the differences between look-alike drug names.  

    As well as a comprehensive A-Z active ingredient finder, the Paediatric Injectable Guidelines offers important information on:

    • Specific parenteral administration advice for paediatric patients
    • Compatibility of medications with IV fluids - including compatibility with Plasma-Lyte 148
    • Parenteral nutrition and fat emulsion compatibility & incompatibility 
    • Intravenous fluid additive calculations
    • Infusion solution composition details

    The hard copy is a fully laminated, spiral bound flip-book, making it suitable for wet conditions such as drug preparation areas.

    Sample monograph

    Click here for a sample monograph of the Paediatric Injectable Guidelines 5th edition. 

    Order details

    The Paediatric Injectable Guidelines 5th edition is $120 + GST per copy, and includes FREE standard shipping Australia wide.  To secure your copy, click here or send through your purchase order to 

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