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Pediatric Emergency Room

When Your Child Needs Medication

  • 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: Updated October 2013. Accessed July 20, 2015.

  • Medication safety tips. American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Children website. Available at: Updated June 30, 2015. Accessed July 20, 2015.

  • Medications: using them safely. Nemours Kids Health website. Available at: 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.