Developed by the Monash Children’s Hospital Resuscitation Committee, this book is designed to provide clinicians with a weight-based guide to

  • Signs of clinical instability / MET call criteria
  • Medication doses in resuscitation situations (cardiac arrest, intubation)
  • Endotracheal tube size and positioning
  • Emergency management of seizures, asthma, anaphylaxis, and electrolyte disorders

Information is provided in a user-friendly, colour-coded layout. Tables and highlighting provide easy access to medication doses, appropriate dilution, and volumes to be administered. The book has laminated pages, is spiral-bound, and can easily be wiped clean. It is designed for use in clinical settings such as on a resuscitation trolley, in theatre, in the emergency department or intensive care.

APLS Australia have recently incorporated the use of our book in their courses

All medication doses and dilutions are referenced to standard resources, including

We are currently reviewing the first edition of our book.

If any changes are made to the book, the new edition is likely to be available by late 2017.

Get your copy
Click here to download a copy of the pages for a single weight-range.
Click here to order the Paediatric Emergency Medication Book.


For all enquiries regarding the Paediatric Emergency Medication Book, please contact Dr Simon Craig by email:

front cover for upload

Start typing and press Enter to search