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The registered nurse's role in the prevention of errors in the preparation and administration of IV medication to infants and children - an evidence-based practice guideline

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posted on 2023-09-05, 17:00 authored by Children's Nursing Development UnitChildren's Nursing Development Unit

This poster is a summary of an evidence-based practice guideline, produced by Akua Boateng, in partial fulfilment of a Master of Nursing in Child Nursing degree, in 2019. For more details/the full guideline, please contact The Children’s Nursing Development Unit at

Disclaimer re use: This guideline is recommended for use for five years from the date of the student’s course completion (2019). Beyond the five-year period, the CNDU advise that the guideline be updated by prospective users before implementation in clinical settings. Where possible, revisions should be made in consultation with the author. Changes should be accompanied by a note in the footer that reads: “Revised [date] by [name/s]: [brief summary of change made – e.g., oxygen flow rates revised to reflect WHO recommendation].”


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