This blog post has been edited. It was originally posted on Oct. 22, 2014. Facts may have developed or changed since the original post date. Settlements/verdicts may have been reached or are in progress.
Due to lawsuits that have been instituted after parents give children the wrong dosage of medication, many medical professionals are urging the adoption of a uniform dosing unit for liquid medications. In fact, a recent report has found that the milliliter provides parents with a more exact measurement than teaspoons or tablespoons.
According to the...