Do NOT use this regime for:
- Pregnant women
- Children under 16 years
- Urology surgery prophylaxis patients
- ANY patient who has ascites, limb amputation, cystic fibrosis, endocarditis, major burns, Cisplatin Chemotherapy, renal transplant.
As easy as 1-2-3-4-5-6 (when you know how)
- Request/Care Plan
- Search: Gentamicin
- Select: MEDS: Gentamicin once daily loading dose (adult)
4. Scroll down & Click – Form symbol CHFT Dose Calculator
5. Form will appear – Input: Age, Height, Weight, Sex, Creatinine. And it will give you the dose.
6. Return to EPR and select the correct dose from the list (and continue order process as usual)