Letters Dosage errors in paediatrics

Juniors need more training

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b2925 (Published 21 July 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b2925
  1. David G Samuel, F1 paediatrics1
  1. 1Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 9TG
  1. daisams{at}doctors.org.uk

    Having worked only with adult patients, I find prescribing for children daunting.1 Having to rely constantly on calculators to ensure correct dosages is rightly time consuming, …

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