Who is PEDeus?
PEDeus AG was founded in the summer of 2018 as a subsidiary of the University Children's Hospital Zurich. PEDeus pursues the goal of making medication safer for children through innovative medical devices. Read more
What is PEDeDose?
PEDeDose is an innovative medical device from PEDeus AG, notified to Swissmedic. As a web-based tool, it actively supports healthcare professionals in deciding on drug dosages for children and thus ensures the safe and efficient prescription of pharmaceuticals. Learn more about the benefits of PEDeDose.
Who can use PEDeDose?
PEDeDose is a medical device that makes it easier for healthcare professionals to care for young patients in their daily work. It is used by clinics such as the University Children's Hospital Zurich, doctor's practices, pharmacies and individual healthcare professionals. PEDeDose is not designed for amateurs.
Would you like to learn more about PEDeDose as a single user?
Can you imagine using PEDeDose in your institution (e.g. clinic, doctor's practice, pharmacy)?
How can I access PEDeDose?
Three steps lead to success:
- Register as an individual user or institution.
- Follow the registration process.
- After confirmation of the registration e-mail (for single users) or return of the contract (for institutions), you can log in to www.pededose.ch.
How can I integrate PEDeDose into my existing IT system (e.g. clinical information system, doctor's practice or pharmacy software)?
PEDeDose is compatible with existing clinical information systems, medical practice or pharmacy software and can be integrated thanks to a web service. We support you in the technical implementation together with our partner "Integrated Scientific Services AG", a proven MedTech company. You can find out more about this here. Or get in touch with us.
Can I test PEDeDose free of charge?
As a single user you have the possibility to request a free access to PEDeDose. With this you can search for drugs and get general dosage recommendations. However, the tool does not calculate individual dosages for your patients. A fee-based access is necessary for this.
If you would like to test PEDeDose as an institution, please contact us.
How much does the access to PEDeDose cost? How is it paid?
Our prices are scaled and also address the different needs of our customers. Here you will find prices for single users and for institutions such as clinics, pharmacies and doctor's practices. After your registration we will send you an invoice with the user fee for 12 months. The contract shall be extended by a further year at the end of the initial term of the contract.
How can I cancel my access to PEDeDose?
We regret that you have decided to take this step. In this case, cancel the contract at least 30 days before the end of the initial contract period or an extension period in writing or via e-mail.
How reliable are the dosage recommendations in PEDeDose?
PEDeDose contains all important active ingredients used in pediatric hospitals, with the exception of cytostatics and HIV drugs. The data are based on studies and on the experience of the University Children's Hospital Zurich. In addition, PEDeDose contains harmonised dosage recommendations from the national database SwissPedDose. All data is maintained and updated by experienced pharmacists. Each adjustment in the database is checked using the 6-eyes principle. In addition, all adjustments are historicised and thus traceable.
Can I add my own dosage data?
The quality of our dosage data has the highest priority for us. For this reason, adaptations and supplements are carried out by our experienced pharmacists and checked according to the 6-eyes principle. Are you missing an active ingredient or an indication? Do you prefer a different dosage? Contact us and we will carefully examine your request.
What is the reletionship between SwissPedDose and PEDeDose?
The SwissPedDose association, which is supported by the eight major children's clinics in Switzerland, develops nationally harmonised dosage recommendations for drugs used for children and makes them available to medical professionals in a directory. PEDeDose, formerly kinderdosierungen.ch, starts here, includes the dosage recommendations from SwissPedDose, but contains also many more active ingredients and goes one step further in its implementation: With the help of a tool, it actively supports healthcare professionals in calculating dosages, a complex and hitherto error-prone activity.