MIMS Child Health Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the MIMS editors to support primary care prescribing in child health, including immunisations and ADHD.  

Latest news

Flu vaccines for 2018/19 season

Flu vaccines for 2018/19 season

Flu vaccine listings in MIMS have been updated for...

Fluad: new flu vaccine for older adults

Fluad: new flu vaccine for older adults

Adults aged 65 years and over can now be offered increased...

New salmeterol/fluticasone inhaler for adult and childhood asthma

New salmeterol/fluticasone inhaler for adult and childhood asthma

The new pressurised metered-dose inhaler (MDI) Combisal...

Long-acting anticholinergic licensed for childhood asthma

Long-acting anticholinergic licensed for childhood asthma

Spiriva Respimat (tiotropium) is now licensed for use...

No need to treat most functional gastric disorders in infants

No need to treat most functional gastric disorders in infants

Most functional gastrointestinal problems in infants...


Prescribing Notes

Guide to treatment options for selected paediatric conditions:

ADHD (including methylphenidate)

Growth disorders (including somatropin and somatostatin)



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Baby age

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BSA (Mosteller formula)

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