Over-the-counter medications. Do parents give what they intend to give?

@article{Simon1997OverthecounterMD,
  title={Over-the-counter medications. Do parents give what they intend to give?},
  author={Harold K. Simon and David A. Weinkle},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={151 7},
  pages={
          654-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate caregiver (parent or guardian) use of over-the-counter medications (OTCs) as related to the accuracy and correctness of dosing for children seen at a pediatric emergency department with nonemergent concerns. DESIGN Prospective patient series. SETTING A tertiary care pediatric emergency center. PARTICIPANTS A representative sample of children with nonemergent chief complaints. INTERVENTIONS A questionnaire about general demographic characteristics, recent OTC use… CONTINUE READING

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