Using a Medicine Spoon or Dropper
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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