Drug Administration & Mixing Decisions

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This module makes reference to the Massachusetts General Hospital NICU/PICU Pediatric Medication Administration Process Manual for Syringe Pumps . This guideline document presents standardized concentrations as chosen by the MGH NICU/PICU in 2006. It is intended to serve as a decision support, workflow validation, and best practice tool when making drug mixing and administration decisions. Although the title notes its use in the NICU/PICU environment, this guide is revenant for both pediatric and adult patients as it covers patients weighing up to 40 kg.

Please note, this document is dated 2006. The actual standard concentrations currently used at MGH may have been updated in the years since this guide was initially published.

Click here to view the guideline document.