Journal Article
Commentary

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

Eiland LS, Benner K, Gumpper KF, et al. The journal of pediatric pharmacology and therapeutics : JPPT : the official journal of PPAG. 2018;23:177-191.

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.