Shelley F Diamond

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OBJECTIVES To compare the defervescent effect of high-dose rectal suppository acetaminophen with the recommended oral and rectal dosages and to evaluate acceptability of rectal acetaminophen. METHODS A randomized, controlled trial was performed in 70 patients aged 6 months to 6 years with fever > or =39 degrees C. Group A received rectal acetaminophen 15(More)
Barriers to swallowing tablets and capsules can impact adherence to medication regimens. Few tools are currently available to assist adolescent children who have difficulty swallowing tablets and capsules. A convenience sample of adolescent children, identified through selfreport as having difficulty in swallowing tablets or capsules in the past, were(More)
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