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Using a Medicine Spoon or Dropper

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Abstract:

This six-page illustrated handout educates parents and caregivers about how to use a medicine spoon or dropper to measure liquid medicine for children and adults. It explains that a medicine spoon or dropper will have markings to help measure the correct amount of medicine. It provides step by step instructions for how to use a medicine spoon to measure and administer medicine, as well as separate instructions for using a medicine dropper. The document contains medicine safety tips, including questions parents can ask their doctor or pharmacist about giving medicine to a child.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Child, Medicine, Parents
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2012
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