As a parent, it’s sometimes hard to know what to do when your child is sick or injured. Should you take her to the ER? Call your pediatrician? Or, maybe all you need to do is provide some good ol’ TLC and wait it out.
The pediatric nurses at Ask Children’s™ are here when you need expert advice to help you figure it out. Ask Children’s is a special information line for northeast Ohio families, and in 2010, they answered more than 105,000 calls.
Of these calls, here are the top 10 reasons parents called Ask Children’s in 2010:
8. Sore throat
9. Head injury
Akron Children’s Hospital offers Ask Children’s™ as a free service to families Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. So, the next time you have a question about your child’s health, call 330-543-2000.