Caring for Adult Patients in Pediatric Care Areas

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Carley Castelein
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Caring for Adult Patients in Pediatric Care Areas

Hello,
I am curious to learn about how others care for adult patients in pediatric care areas. For example, congenital heart patients start with the team as peds patients and are followed by the team often into adulthood. The care team is more familiar with pediatric concentrations and ordering processes but when volume restriction is a concern using adult concentrations can be very beneficial.

How does your organization care for these patients? How are systems built in your EMR, IV pumps, etc. to ensure safety systems are effective?

Thank you in advance,
Carley