Medication administration in day care centers for children.

  title={Medication administration in day care centers for children.},
  author={Heidi S Sinkovits and Michael W. Kelly and Michael E. Ernst},
  journal={Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA},
  volume={43 3},
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency with which children attending day care centers (DCCs) receive medications, what types of medications are administered, whether standardized procedures are used in the dispensing of medications, and whether any self-reported errors occur. DESIGN Cross-sectional descriptive survey. SETTING DCCs in eastern Iowa licensed by the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services. PARTICIPANTS Day care supervisors at DCCs. INTERVENTIONS Not applicable. MAIN… CONTINUE READING

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