GPS With Interest In Paediatrics

Containing links, useful links and tables this section is designed to help GPs with interest in paediatrics

Drug conc Dose mg/kg/day Dose mls/kg/day Max dose Frequency
Amoxil 500mg/5mls for AOM – 60-90mg/kg/day
for LRTI – 90 mg/kg/day
10mls bd for AOM
tds for LRTI
Augmentin 400mg/5mls 48mg/kg/day 0.6mls/kg/day 10mls bd
Bactrim Trim 8mg/kg/day 1mls/kg/day 20mls bd
Keflex 250mg/5mls 25mg/kg/day 0.5mls/kg/day 10mls bd
Penicillin V < 10yrs
Klacid 250mg/5mls 15/mg/kg/day 0.3mls/kg/day 10mls bd


1. RACGP – GP learning

gplearningType in Child and there are category 1 and 2 modules available.

2. RCH GP education modules:

Practical Paediatrics Online 

3.  Australian doctor/Medical Observer 

Ausdoc Plus

4.  ASCIA 

Allergy E-training   If you need the points this can be put through as self directed activity via RACGP website

Useful Videos

Application of synthetic above elbow backslab
Application of synthetic scaphoid cast

Using adhesive to close simple lacerations
Application of synthetic below elbow backslab
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