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Special Considerations for Pediatric Patients [electronic resource]

Cengage Learning (Firm)
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This video underscores the vulnerability of the pediatric patient due to a higher risk of injury or death from medication errors. Viewers learn about the physiologic differences that affect reaction to both illness and medications. The video features special medication administration techniques and methods for assuring proper dose using the West Nomogram and the Broselow tape. Also discussed are the Joint Commission risk-reduction strategies regarding pediatric medication errors, as well as information on effective pain management techniques, safe practices for parenteral medications, and central venous and PICC lines.
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21 min.
12 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 21, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Medication Administration
  • Risk Reduction Strategies (1:56)
  • Physiologic Differences Between Children and Adults (3:30)
  • Enteral and Inhalant Medications (5:34)
  • Administration of Parenteral Medications (4:29)
  • IV Infusions, Central Venous Catheters, and PICC Lines (1:57)
  • Demonstration and Summary (2:01)
  • Credits: Special Considerations for Pediatric Patients: Medication Administration (0:28)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2008.
Publisher no.
  • 54622s Films Media Group
  • 54626 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (21 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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