A pharmacist’s first morphine dose


One quick glance revealed to me the cutest smile, the biggest eyes, the unforgettable presence of a kid that came straight to me because I was wearing a white coat… and she trusted anyone in a white coat. “I think I need my morphine” – she told me.

Watch vitamin A in kiddos! No kidding!


Children ages 5 or less are a very special category of candidates for enriched vitamin A diet or supplementation intake. That’s because of three potential reasons: mother’s malnourishment during pregnancy, measles or pneumonia infection, or simple growth requirements for the age.