Why use the MD 4KIDS App?

Easy 3-step navigation:

  1. Locate the care guide for your child's symptoms by using alphabetical index, body area index, or keyword search.
  2. Use the symptom decision chart to find the recommended action.
  3. Follow the self care advice to manage minor illnesses and injuries at home.

Immediate Connections

Connect to 911, your doctor, your child's doctor or nearby Emergency Department if you have phone service.

Dosage tables

One-touch access to the recommended dosage for common over-the-counter medications.

Photos and illustrations (159 in all)

The images help you identify symptoms (e.g. rashes), injuries and common causes of bites and stings. First aid illustrations help you provide needed care at home.

Home Care Advice

If your child has none of the "Call Your Doctor" symptoms, follow the Home Care Advice listed in the final section. But, watch your child carefully for any worsening or new symptoms. If your child's condition changes for the worse, calling your doctor again is a good idea.

Information you can trust

The content is designed with patient safety as the highest priority. Each care guide is reviewed by physicians, specialists and nurses for accuracy. The annual review and updates also incorporate parent and consumer feedback regarding clarity and ease of use.