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    • VITAL SIGNS Bodily functions that reflects the body’s state of health.
    • Five (5) Vital Signs Body temperature Pulse rate Respiratory rate Blood pressure pain
    • Body temperature Respiratory rate Pulse rate Blood pressure pain
    • Administering Pediatric Oral Drugs
    • Infants and young children who can hardly take tablets or capsules are given oral drugs in the form of liquid.
    • In some cases liquid medicines are not available, you may crush a tablet and mix it with a little amount of liquid (full bottle), the child will not get the entire dose if he is unable to finish the liquid.
    • Devices Used in Giving Out Pediatric Oral Drugs • • • • Cup- can be used by bigger children Dropper- usually used for infants Syringe- usually used for infants Hollow-handle-spoon - usually used for toddlers
    • Syringe Hollowhandle-spoon Dropper Cup
    • Safety Key Points in Giving Medications to Children • Check the child’s mouth to ensure that he has swallowed the oral drugs. • Carefully mix oral drugs that come in suspension form
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