ERIC Number: EJ648496
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Risk Management in the Pharmacotherapy of Children and Adolescents.
Schetky, Diane H.
Essential Psychopharmacology, v4 n2 p85-97 2001
This lesson addresses the unique issues confronting child and adolescent psychiatrists in prescribing medication for children and adolescents. Issues of consent, off-label use of medications, safety, and efficacy are discussed, along with problems that may arise when treating high-risk populations. This lesson aims to encourage safe and ethical practices and to minimize the psychiatrist's liability. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Drug Education, Ethics, Helping Relationship, Patient Education, Pharmacology, Physician Patient Relationship, Psychiatric Services, Psychiatrists, Risk Management
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Publication Type: Journal Articles
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