Advanced OTC exercise.  Students should be able to distinguish whether or not a patient is a candidate for self-treatment.  A mother presents with her child who has a fever. Three preferred medications are defined: Children’s ibuprofen oral suspension Susp; Childrens Tylenol Susp; Acetaminophen Childrens Susp.  Non-pharmacological counseling points: Give 2-3 non-pharmacological counseling points.   Pharmacological counseling points: Name and strength of medication along with amount of medication, route of administration and maximum amount of medication per day (if appropriate) Administration information Onset of action/ expected time to see effect Common and severe side effect and what to do to manage them, if appropriate General counseling points and follow up

File Type: myde
Categories: OTC exercise
Tags: Acetaminophen, fever, Ibuprofen, pediatrics, tylenol
Author: University of Michigan