The rule of six: calculating intravenous infusions in a pediatric crisis situation.

Abstract

The Rule of 6 is a mathematical equation which can be used in crisis situations to accurately speed the calculation process when preparing a medication infusion. The following article discusses the origin of the Rule of 6, applications for its use and several examples. Also included is a compatibility chart for drugs the Rule of 6 is commonly used with and… (More)

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@article{McLeroy1994TheRO, title={The rule of six: calculating intravenous infusions in a pediatric crisis situation.}, author={Paul McLeroy}, journal={Hospital pharmacy}, year={1994}, volume={29 10}, pages={939-40, 943} }