All publications of “Karla Dalliane Batista Leal”

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Potential intravenous drug incompatibilities in a pediatric unit

Karla Dalliane Batista Leal, Ramon Weyler Duarte Leopoldino, Rand Randall Martins, Lourena Mafra Veríssimo

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3723

ABSTRACTObjectiveTo investigate potential intravenous drug incompatibilities and related risk factors in a pediatric unit.Methods A cross-sectional analytical study conducted in the pediatric unit of a university hospital in Brazil. Data on prescriptions given to children aged 0-15 years from June to October 2014 were collected. Prescriptions that did not include intravenous drugs and prescriptions with incomplete dosage regimen or written in poor handwriting were excluded. Associations between variables and the risk of potential incompatibility were investigated using the Student’s t […]