FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Frequently asked questions
WHAT IS A PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT?
A physician assistant (PA) is a medical professional who works under the supervision of a physician. A PA can perform physical examinations, diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret lab tests, perform procedures and provide patient education and counseling to patients. A PA is allowed to prescribe medications when necessary.
WHAT IS THE RECOMMENDED DOSAGE FOR TYLENOL & MOTRIN?
Click HERE for a downloadable chart with recommended dosage.
WHAT IS THE SCHEDULE FOR MY CHILD'S IMMUNIZATIONS?
West Orlando Pediatrics believes that all children should be vaccinated according to the chart below. Our office follows the guidelines and recommendations set forth by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Additional information can be found on their website at www.aap.org and www.cdc.gov/vaccines
DOES MY CHILD NEED AN ANNUAL PHYSICAL?
DOES MY CHILD NEED A FLU SHOT?
Yes. Dr. Yarckin and Dr O’Brien, along with the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, recommends a flu shot for all children over 6 months of age. You may call our office in the summer to be put on our waiting list. Once our vaccines arrive, you will be contacted to schedule an appointment for your child to receive this important vaccine.
I HAVE A QUESTION NOT ANSWERED HERE, WHAT SHOULD I DO?
You may contact us at 407-290-9355.