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medication-safety-childrenThroughout the years, the amount of medications prescribed to adult clients has increased. This has led to an increase of children being exposed to and poisoned by medications intended for adult treatment regimes. Pharmacists must do their part to educate their clients on how to best keep medications away from children, and help to ensure that parents understand the dangers of children obtaining medications which are intended for adults. Though proper storage of medications has led to fewer deaths among children, studies report that the number of children visiting emergency rooms due to ingesting medication is on the rise. [click to continue…]


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