Congratulations to Katelyn A. Yackey, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, on her journal article, Off-label Medication Prescribing Patterns in Pediatrics: An Update that has been epublished ahead of print!
Yackey K, Stukus K, Cohen D, Kline D, Zhao S, Stanley R. Off-label Medication Prescribing Patterns in Pediatrics: An Update. Hosp Pediatr 2019 Feb 11. pii: hpeds.2018-0168. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2018-0168. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30745323
To describe the frequency of off-label drug use in 2014 as defined by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved age ranges in patients ≤18 years of age, to determine the rate of off-label drug use in 2014 by drug classification, and to compare current off-label medication usage rates with historical rates.