Using bolus injections in neonates, children and young people

Nicola Wake, Specialist Pharmacist: Lead Medication Safety, Specialist Pharmacy ServicePublished

During certain periods, it may be more necessary than normal to give some medicines by bolus injection for neonates, children and young people

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Purpose

The Neonatal & Paediatric Pharmacists Group has produced a list of medicines which may be given by intravenous bolus injection.  It can be found here.

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