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Standardization of compounded oral liquids for pediatric patients in Michigan.

Engels MJ, Ciarkowski SL, Rood J, et al. Standardization of compounded oral liquids for pediatric patients in Michigan. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2016;73(13):981-990. doi:10.2146/150471

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August 31, 2016
Engels MJ, Ciarkowski SL, Rood J, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2016;73(13):981-990.

When pharmacists make up an individually prepared solution of liquid medication (a process known as compounding) for a pediatric patient, there is a risk for dosing error. This pre–post study demonstrated that implementing a standardized protocol for liquid medication compounding for children was well-received and widely adopted by pharmacists.

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Engels MJ, Ciarkowski SL, Rood J, et al. Standardization of compounded oral liquids for pediatric patients in Michigan. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2016;73(13):981-990. doi:10.2146/150471