''But it's just paracetamol'': Caregivers' ability to administer over-the- counter painkillers to children with the information provided

@article{Bennin2015ButIJ,
  title={''But it's just paracetamol'': Caregivers' ability to administer over-the- counter painkillers to children with the information provided},
  author={Fiona Bennin and Hanna-Andrea Rother},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2015},
  volume={98 3},
  pages={
          331-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether caregivers are able to make informed decisions about their families' use of over-the-counter (OTC) painkillers through access to and use of three mechanisms of information provision. METHODS A cross sectional, face-to-face questionnaire was administered to 60 caregivers and seven pharmacists in Cape Town, South Africa. Caregivers answered questions related to paracetamol (acetaminophen) labels, inserts and Patient Information Leaflets (PIL). RESULTS Most study… CONTINUE READING
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