Michael R. Cohen ScD, MS, RPH

August 2011 
Volume 41  Number 8
Pages 14 - 14
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Nurses are familiar with the Broselow(r) Pediatric Emergency Tape, a tool for quickly calculating pediatric drug dosages in an emergency. Don't confuse it with a similar tool, the Broselow Pediatric Antidotes for Chemical Warfare Tape (shown below). Make staff aware that both tapes exist and guard against mixups by underlining the words Chemical Warfare and storing it in a separate area on the emergency cart. If the Antidotes for Chemical Warfare tape is available in your hospital, it would be most appropriately stocked only on carts in the ED.The FDA has received reports of Teva Pharmaceuticals' lansoprazole orally disintegrating tablets clogging and blocking oral syringes and feeding tubes when the drug was administered as a suspension through these devices. Tablets may not fully disintegrate when water is added, or they may later form clumps that adhere to the walls of oral syringes and feeding tubes. Teva has voluntarily withdrawn the product, but patients may still have a supply at

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