Dosing of oral penicillins in children: is big child=half an adult, small child=half a big child, baby=half a small child still the best we can do?

BMJ. 2011 Dec 15;343:d7803. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d7803.
No abstract available

MeSH terms

  • Administration, Oral
  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / administration & dosage*
  • Body Weight*
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
  • Drug Prescriptions / statistics & numerical data*
  • Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections / drug therapy*
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Pediatrics
  • Penicillin V / administration & dosage*
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Penicillin V