Module 4: Therapeutics
Pediatric dosing of opioids
It is important to note that pediatric opioid choice and dosing is primarily weight and continually based. Please review the links below in addition to the relevant Lesson 2 topics for adults.
- Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). (2011). CHEO Pediatric Doses of Commonly Prescribed Medications. Retrieved from CHEO Pediatric Doses of Commonly Prescribed Medications
- The Hospital for Sick Children. (2009). Pain Management in Children — Information sheet for the community pharmacist. Retrieved from http://ken.caphc.org/xwiki/bin/download/PaediatricOpioidSafetyResourceKit/Resources+%26+Tools/
- The Hospital for Sick Children. (2010). Use of Codeine in Children. Retrieved from Use of Codeine in Children