Adverse drug reactions in children and young people
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Children use approximately what proportion of prescribed medications in the UK?CorrectIncorrect
Children undergo rapid development that alters their anatomy and physiology in a way not seen in adults. Proportionately, which of these factors does not change significantly during the first year of life?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following is not a risk factor for adverse drug reactions in children?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the commonly used vaccines in the UK has the highest number of adverse drug reaction reports submitted via the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency Yellow Card scheme?CorrectIncorrect
It has been estimated that the use of a spontaneous adverse drug reaction reporting system, such as the UK’s Yellow Card scheme, can result in under-reporting by up to?CorrectIncorrect
Which UK government document contains the latest information on vaccines and vaccination procedures for preventable infectious diseases in the UK?CorrectIncorrect
Asthma affects approximately what proportion of children and young people in the UK?CorrectIncorrect
Which adverse drug reaction from inhaled corticosteroids is of particular concern to paediatricians owing to its insidious nature?CorrectIncorrect
Which class of antibacterials are responsible for generating the most adverse drug reaction reports in children and young people?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following is an example of a first-generation antihistamine?CorrectIncorrect
Which of these analgesics has raised concerns about use in children, in particular those undergoing surgical procedures for obstructive sleep apnoea?CorrectIncorrect
Which anti-epileptic drug must only be prescribed to post-pubertal females with a pregnancy prevention plan in place?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following insulin preparations is least associated with weight gain when used in children and young people?CorrectIncorrect
In the UK, which drug is not currently recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence for pharmacological management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children aged five years and above?CorrectIncorrect
Which resource can provide more ‘reader-friendly’ medicines information for parents/guardians?CorrectIncorrect