Pediatric ER in Overland Park
Our state-of-the-art children's emergency room provides greater Overland Park with immediate medical services for pediatric patients. Our convenient location features access to laboratory radiology, board certified, fellowship-trained pediatric specialists and child life specialists. In addition, our facility is the only ER in Johnson County to include a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).
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If your child is suffering from an injury or in need of immediate medical attention, our expert staff is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.ER Locations
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Follow these guidelines for children's dosage of Tylenol and Ibuprofen usage
Refer to these charts [English | Spanish] when considering giving Ibuprofen or Tylenol to your child. Give the weight appropriate dosage as referenced, or follow the dosing guidelines on the bottle. Consult a physician with any questions. To find a doctor, or answers to your health questions, call 24/7 at (816) 751-3000.
Never give your child Aspirin for a fever. You can use acetaminophen (Tylenol®) or ibuprofen (Advil® or Motrin®). In fact, you can give your child both, just not together. You will need to alternate them every three hours for difficult to control fever. The medicines will not interfere with each other. They will not cause additional side-effects.
If the fever continues for 48 hours, have your child checked by a medical professional.