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ASHP–PPAG Guidelines for Providing Pediatric Pharmacy Services in Hospitals and Health Systems.

Eiland LS; Benner K; Gumpper KF; Heigham MK; Meyers R; Pham K; Potts AL.

Pediatric patients are at particularly high risk for medication errors. Challenges pharmacists face when providing care for children include a lack of standard dosage forms and concentrations and patient inability to describe symptoms. These guidelines provide practical recommendations to improve the safety of pediatric pharmacy services.