Ondansetron

Medical Directive ID: 
EMG-2014-011
Lead Contact Person: 
Christina Scerbo
Physician/Nurse Lead: 
Dr. Rod Lim, Site Chief Paediatric Emergency Medicine
Program: 
Emergency Medicine - Paediatric Emergency Department
Approval By: 
Medical Advisory Committee
Original Effective Date: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Revised Date: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
To Be Reviewed Date: 
Saturday, May 11, 2019
This Medical Directive Applies to the following sites: 
LHSC-VH
This Medical Directive Applies to the following patient population: 
Out-Patients
Paediatrics
Order: 

The Registered Nurse (RN) in the Paediatric Emergency Department may initiate the following assessments and treatments:

 

  • Ondansetron PO to facilitate successful oral fluid rehydration for the child presenting with acute vomiting and moderate dehydration symptoms.

 

Dosing as follows:

 

    8 to 15 kg = 2 mg

    Greater than 15 to 30 kg = 4 mg

    Greater than 30 kg = 8 mg

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JoubertGaryMay 26 2016 02:26:09:280PM
KilgarJenniferMar 25 2017 05:17:42:750PM
LimRodrickMay 30 2016 12:54:53:863PM
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LynchTimFeb 25 2017 03:21:55:493AM
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