Pharmacy Journal Club: Paediatric Emergency

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Hospital Quizzes & Trivia

Presented by Sally Taylor 19th September 2012 (Group 2 CPD activity)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    As a general rule: Children have _____ percentage (%) total body water compared to adults    
    • A. 

      Increased

    • B. 

      Decreased

  • 2. 
    As a general rule:   Children have _________ skin thickness compared to adults            
    • A. 

      Increased

    • B. 

      Decreased

  • 3. 
    As a general rule: Children have ___________ renal clearance compared to adults        
    • A. 

      Increased

    • B. 

      Decreased

  • 4. 
    As a general rule: Children have ___________ liver enzyme activity compared to adults
    • A. 

      Increased

    • B. 

      Decreased

  • 5. 
    Our first-line information source for paediatric drug dosing is:    
    • A. 

      British National Formulary for Children

    • B. 

      Paediatric Pharmacopoeia

    • C. 

      Google

    • D. 

      Product Information from MIMS

    • E. 

      Australian Medicines Handbook

  • 6. 
    Which of the following fluids should NOT be administered to a child?    
    • A. 

      0.9% sodium chloride

    • B. 

      0.45% sodium chloride and 5% glucose

    • C. 

      0.9% sodium chloride and 5% glucose

    • D. 

      4% glucose and 1/5 sodium chloride

    • E. 

      5% glucose

  • 7. 
    If a child vomits within _________ of a liquid medicine, they should receive another dose.  
    • A. 

      5 minutes

    • B. 

      1 hour

    • C. 

      2 hours

    • D. 

      4 hours

    • E. 

      24 hours