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The Importance of Proper Medication Use for You and Your Child with Special Health Care Needs

Video Index

0:00 Introductions
2:04 Doctor, pharmacist, and your child's current medications
5:58 Medication for children
9:50 Examples of child medications
16:37 Adult medicine and children
18:34 Reading medication labels
20:07 Giving medications according to directions
38:40 Storing medications
48:40 How do I cut a pill in half?


Medications at school and daycare
57:42 Keeping track of medications
58:55 Giving medications that are not swallowed
59:40 Seeing the same pharmacist
1:01:17 Talking with the pharmacist
1:03:51 Asking questions when picking up medications


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