Parents who worry about whether medications are safe for their children get expert reassurance from the pediatric pharmacist who wrote this guide... This well-researched book... could save lives.
A Parent's Guide to Children's Medicinesby Edward A. Bell
In A Parent's Guide to Children's Medicines, an experienced pediatric pharmacist answers questions about how to give safe and effective medications to children. Whether medicine is used to treat asthma or ear infections, medicine is often necessary and can be life saving—yet many parents worry about side effects and possible long-term consequences./i>… See more details below
In A Parent's Guide to Children's Medicines, an experienced pediatric pharmacist answers questions about how to give safe and effective medications to children. Whether medicine is used to treat asthma or ear infections, medicine is often necessary and can be life saving—yet many parents worry about side effects and possible long-term consequences. This book tells parents how drugs for children are prescribed and used, and how to give these medications to children for the best results.
Inside:• information to help parents weigh the benefits and risks of medicines • descriptions of medicine for treating fever, infection, and common illnesses• practical tips on measuring, flavoring, and administering liquid medicines• directions for giving medicine in the mouth, the nose, the ear, and the eye • advice for keeping children safe around medications • facts about vaccinations: how do they work, and are they safe?• answers to parents’ frequently asked questions
Easy-to-use and very useful... This is a must-have book for parents.
This guide is concise and very each to read and understand... It is written in a descriptive yet straightforward way... It would be a wonderful addition to any family's reference library.
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An invaluable, well-referenced, and reliable guide for any family that hasor is expecting to havechildren. Written in down-to-earth language and dealing with the common problems of childhood, this book is a must for every family.
Meet the Author
Edward A. Bell is a pediatric pharmacist and a professor of clinical sciences at Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the Blank Children's Hospital and Clinics, Des Moines, Iowa. He is the author of a monthly column on pediatric medicines for the journal Infectious Diseases in Children.
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