Lexicomp Content Trusted in Top U.S. Children’s Hospitals

Lexicomp Content Trusted in Top U.S. Children’s Hospitals

<0> Wolters Kluwer Health | LexicompMeagan McCord, 330-650-6506 </0>

Pediatric drug information is constantly evolving and clinicians are challenged every day to remain aware of changes and updates on hundreds of drugs. It’s imperative they have top-notch resources to enhance medication safety. Lexicomp is the drug information resource utilized by clinicians at all 12 Honor Roll-ranked hospitals in Best Children’s Hospitals. Each of these 12 hospitals utilizes the unique pediatric drug database, Pediatric & Neonatal Lexi-Drugs™, accessible from

This database features comprehensive drug information designed to help clinicians make safer pediatric dosing decisions by providing guidelines researched and compiled by pediatric specialists, including more than 850 pediatric-sensitive drug monographs with detailed dosing for neonates, infants, and children. This database allows clinicians to directly access pediatric-specific drug information with the click of a mouse. Additionally, some of these institutions also utilize Lexicomp Pediatric Dose Range Checking, an integrated content set used within the hospital’s EMR or the pharmacy’s system, for evidence-based dosing ranges for neonates, infants, and children; age, weight and indication-based dosing with limits; and to make dosing adjustments for liver and renal dysfunction.

“It is an honor knowing that Lexicomp provides vital, point-of-care drug and clinical information to the pharmacists, physicians and nurses of these top-ranking pediatric hospitals in the U.S.,” commented David Del Toro, Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Drug Information at Wolters Kluwer Health. “The comprehensive, up-to-date content provided by Lexicomp is trusted by these clinicians to help improve patient care and enhance patient outcomes.”

is a leading provider of drug reference and data solutions for the healthcare industry. Pharmacists, physicians, nurses and dentists worldwide depend on the comprehensive, point-of-care information provided by Lexicomp to help enhance medication safety, improve patient outcomes and increase efficiency. The trusted drug information of Lexicomp is accessible online, on the latest smartphones and tablets, and through integration with health information systems. An extensive library of print titles is also available.

Lexicomp is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Wolters Kluwer Health is part of , a market-leading global information services company with 2011 annual revenues of €3.4 billion ($4.7 billion).