Navigation Links
Medication Delivery Innovator Baxa Corporation Offers Best Practices for Administering Over-the-Counter Liquid Medicine to Babies and Toddlers
Date:5/19/2011

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to growing concerns about how to safely administer over-the-counter (OTC) liquid medications to children and the recent FDA Guidance for Industry on OTC delivery devices, Baxa Corporation, the leading provider of oral liquid drug delivery syringes, is available to discuss the following best practices for safe liquid medication administration at home and in hospitals:

  • Can the Cup – Calling upon more than 35 years of work with leading pediatric care centers around the world and data from the ISMP (Institute for Safe Medication Practices), Baxa cautions against using dosing cups to administer liquid medication to infants and children.

A February 2010 study of more than 300 parents published in the Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine found that, when using a dosing cup with printed markings, 70% of parents made mistakes and almost all mistakes involved administering too much medicine.

  • Look for OTC medications packaged with oral syringes – Many OTC medications come with cups because they are cheaper to manufacture and easier to package.  However, this lower price at the register comes at the expense of safety.  Leading hospitals in the United States use oral syringes to safely administer liquid medication to children infants because of their accuracy in dosage and efficiency in administration (including parenteral syringes).  ISMP and The Joint Commission, the accrediting body for US hospitals and healthcare providers, both support this best practice.
<
'/>"/>
SOURCE Baxa Corporation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Verizon Wireless and Medco Unveil First Mobile Medication App with Real-Time Patient-Specific Drug Safety and Savings Information
2. CVS Caremark to Pilot Electronic Prior Authorization to Help Speed Patient Access to Prescription Medication
3. APhA Encourages Seniors to Connect with Their Pharmacist to Increase Wellness and Medication Knowledge
4. Medco Research Institute® and AssureRx Health Initiate Pilot Program to Evaluate Adoption and Clinical Impact of Pharmacogenetic Testing for Selection of Psychotropic Medications
5. Omnicell Unveils Largest Ever Medication and Supply Automation Product Launch: the G4 Platform
6. New Study Finds Individuals Who Adhere to Their Diabetes Medication Have a 31% Associated Lower Risk of Hospitalization
7. Less than One-Third of Patients Taking Montelukast (Singulair®) Therapy for Asthma or Allergies without Trying First-Line Medications End Up Staying on the Medication
8. New Life Agency Adds Watson to Join Walgreens on The Fertility Pharmacy Care Card for Fertility Medication
9. Pharmacists Offer Guidance on Top Over-The-Counter Medications
10. MedVantx and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Partner to Provide Physicians with Integrated Medication Management Platform in Newly Created Patient-Centered Medical Homes
11. UrgentRx® Launches Innovative Line of Portable Life-Saving Medications Across Iowa
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/14/2014)... 14, 2014 Decision Resources Group finds ... influence perceptions of emerging drugs for both oncologists ... oncologists (50 medical oncologists and 50 hematological oncologists) ... managed care organizations (MCOs), reveals that despite lower ... majority of payers say this designation will likely ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... 2014  More than any other generation, Millennials born in ... -- but their eyes don,t. These mobile devices demand a ... the eye has not evolved to cope with them. The ... do comfortably often results in tired eyes, focusing problems, headaches ... Strain. Now ZEISS has invented a new type of lens ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... July 14, 2014  Diomics, Inc., provider of ... that the United States Patent and Trademark Office ... covering novel biologic sample collection materials, devices made ... forensics and diagnostics. The primary ... swabbing. Recovery of DNA from a number of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Breakthrough Therapy Designation is Likely to Sway Oncologists' Confidence in An Agent and Encourage Prescribing 2Breakthrough Therapy Designation is Likely to Sway Oncologists' Confidence in An Agent and Encourage Prescribing 3New Eyeglass Lens Helps Our Eyes Keep Up with our Digital Lives 2New Eyeglass Lens Helps Our Eyes Keep Up with our Digital Lives 3Diomics Announces Issuance Of U.S. Patents For Novel Biologic Sample DNA Collection Materials For Use In Forensics And Diagnostics 2
(Date:7/14/2014)... Texas (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 The ... encourage investment in the Global Mobile Health Solutions market. ... in the Health IT for Economic and Clinical Health ... February 2009. , Analysts forecast the Global Mobile ... of 34.88 percent over the period 2013-2018. According to ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... The report “Intelligent Building Automation Technologies ... Safety, Facility Management], IT Technologies & Industry Verticals ... - 2019)” defines and segments the IBAS market ... forecasting of revenues. The report also identifies the ... impacting it, along with the technology roadmap and ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... Physical fitness may buffer some of the adverse health ... study by researchers from the American Cancer Society, The ... appears in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceeding s, ... obesity and blood markers associated with cardiovascular disease is ... Sedentary behavior has been linked to an increase risk ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... TX (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 ... heart valves market in Americas. The analysis includes ... the 2007–2020 period and key company share data ... US, Canada, Brazil and Mexico. It uses data ... secondary research and in-house analysis. , Scope, ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... Secure Decisions, a leading provider of ... the Software Assurance Marketplace (SWAMP) to build a powerful ... drives everyday life. , The SWAMP, implemented by a ... Morgridge Institute for Research, is funded by the Department ... practices by building a free facility with a diverse ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mobile Health Solutions Market to Grow at 34.88% CAGR by 2018, Says a New Research Report at Sandlerresearch.org 2Health News:Mobile Health Solutions Market to Grow at 34.88% CAGR by 2018, Says a New Research Report at Sandlerresearch.org 3Health News:Mobile Health Solutions Market to Grow at 34.88% CAGR by 2018, Says a New Research Report at Sandlerresearch.org 4Health News:Intelligent Building Automation Technologies Market Worth $74.8 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Intelligent Building Automation Technologies Market Worth $74.8 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Intelligent Building Automation Technologies Market Worth $74.8 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Physical fitness associated with less pronounced effect of sedentary behavior 2Health News:Americas Transcatheter Heart Valves Market 2020 Forecasts in New Research Report at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 2Health News:Americas Transcatheter Heart Valves Market 2020 Forecasts in New Research Report at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 3Health News:Americas Transcatheter Heart Valves Market 2020 Forecasts in New Research Report at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 4Health News:Madison-based SWAMP, Secure Decisions partner to enhance software security 2Health News:Madison-based SWAMP, Secure Decisions partner to enhance software security 3
... made him the last of his line, researchers say ... powerful Habsburg royal family ruled Spain for centuries until the ... , Now, a new study suggests the reason for their ... and their unfortunate habit of marrying their own relatives. ...
... the highest level of excellence, achieving ASQ CQI Certifications. , ... ... Board of the American Society for Quality is pleased to announce ... completed the requirements to be named an ASQ-Certified Quality Inspector (ASQ ...
... 8 Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, 2233 ... Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Childhood Health ... for children at risk for obesity and diabetes. This ... Obesity is an epidemic in the United States. Since ...
... 8 This Sunday, individuals all over the ... the women who gave them life: their mothers. While people ... the International Breast Milk Project (IBMP) hopes to inspire some ... organization that helps mothers in the United States send their ...
... Protect Patients and Consumers ROCKVILLE, Md., May 8 ... substantial increase in funding for the Food and ... budget. Following the Obama administration,s voiced support for ... increase the agency,s ability to protect American patients ...
... May 8 PRO-DEX, INC. (Nasdaq: PDEX ) ... of the Company,s fiscal 2009 third quarter financial results. The ... on Thursday, May 14, 2009 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time ... Company,s website at www.pro-dex.com . Mark ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Inbreeding May Have Doomed Spain's Habsburg Dynasty 2Health News:Inbreeding May Have Doomed Spain's Habsburg Dynasty 3Health News:Clinical Instrument Repair Consultants Receive ASQ-Certified Quality Inspector 2Health News:Blue Cross and Blue Shield Funds Diabetes Education at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center 2Health News:International Breast Milk Project Helps Mothers Worldwide 2Health News:USP Applauds President's Budget Support for FDA 2Health News:Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2009 Third Quarter Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: