When Your Child Needs Medication
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Healthy Children—American Academy of Pediatrics
The National Association of School Nurses
About Kids Health—The Hospital for Sick Children
The College of Family Physicians of Canada
How to give your child medicine. American Academy of Family Physicians Family Doctor website. Available at: http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/drugs-procedures-devices/over-the-counter/medicine-and-your-child-how-to-give-your-child-medicine.html. Updated October 2013. Accessed July 20, 2015.
Medication safety tips. American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Children website. Available at: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-home/medication-safety/Pages/Medication-Safety-Tips.aspx. Updated June 30, 2015. Accessed July 20, 2015.
Medications: using them safely. Nemours Kids Health website. Available at: http://kidshealth.org/parent/system/medicine/medication%5Fsafety.html. Updated January 2015. Accessed July 20, 2015.
Murray RD, Gereige RS, Lamont JH. Policy statement—guidance for the administration of medication in school. Pediatrics. 2009;124(4):1244-1251.