Pediatric Intermittent Infusion Dispensing

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Megan Elizabeth...
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Pediatric Intermittent Infusion Dispensing

Hello colleagues,

Assuming you have both syringe pump and large volume pump infusion capability, what logic informs the dispensing of your neonatal/pediatric intermittent infusions?

1) Weight-based? (>10 kg, IVPB instead of a syringe)
2) Concentration/max volume-based? (>50 mL of x concentration, IVPB instead of syringe)
3) All non-adult doses administered in a syringe?
4) Other?

Thank you kindly,
Megan Fragale, PharmD, MS, BCPS
Medication Safety Officer
Skagit Regional Health