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How Pharmacists Can Protect Kids from Dangerous Medications
How Pharmacists Can Protect Kids from Dangerous MedicationsKids getting into medications is a big problem, but pharmacists can help.
Save the spoon: Use metric-dosing devices for kids’ liquid medsDon’t use a kitchen spoon to give children liquid medications; instead use metric milliliter-only dosing, urges a statement, published online March 30 in Pediatrics.
Avoid dosing errors: Lose the spoon, go metricParents often make dosing errors when giving their children liquid medication, but switching to metric measurements, rather than teaspoons or tablespoons, can help prevent mistakes, according to a recent study.