As parents we always worry and have questions. We listen and care about your concerns. Our For Parents area is devoted to addressing, educating, and informing parents about some of the common issues and topics that we hear about as pediatricians.
You may download and print any of our forms listed below before coming to our office. This will get you out of the waiting room and in to see me a lot quicker! You may either bring them with you to the first visit, or if you wish, fax them (fax # 512-260-8103) to us before your appointment.
- Patient Registration Form – form coming soon
- Request for Medical Records – form coming soon
- Notice of Privacy Practices – form coming soon
As with any professional office, our goal is to serve our patients efficiently and effectively. In order to achieve these goals, we request that each patient do their part by cooperating with the policies of our practice regarding insurance and payment.
- Billing & Credit Policy – policy coming soon
Dr. Holmes accepts the following insurance providers:
- Blue Cross / Blue Shield / HMO Blue
- United Healthcare
We follow the immunization guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. For descriptions of these vaccines and the diseases they protect against, please visit www.vaccinesafety.edu, Medem or www.immunize.org.
For detailed informational sheets published by the Centers for Disease Control, or CDC, please visit www.cdc.gov/nip/publications/vis.
Please note: One dose lasts 4 hours. Do not give greater than 5 doses in 24 hours.
*For single concentration. Be aware that there may be both the old and new concentrations of infants’ acetaminophen products available in stores and in medicine cabinets. The pediatric acetaminophen products currently on the market can continue to be used as labeled. Be sure to check the label or contact our office should you have questions.
Please Note: One dose lasts 6-8 hours. Not to be used under 6 months.
- Milliliter is abbreviated as mL; 5mL equals one teaspoon (tsp).
- Don’t use household teaspoons, which can vary in size.
- Aspirin should not be used in children to treat fever or pain.
Benadryl can be given every 6-8 hours as needed for allergies, allergic reactions, hives, etc. Please contact our office if you have any concerns about dosing or administration. Please do not give under 6 months of age.
Dosing Table for Acetaminophen (Tylenol) for Infants and Children
Dose: Every 4 hours as needed. Do not give more than 5 doses in 24 hours. Do not use with any other product containing Acetaminophen.
Dosing Table for Ibuprofen (Motrin) for Infants and Children
Dose: Every 6-8 hours as needed. Do not give more than 4 doses in 24 hours. Do not use with other products containing Ibuprofen. Use only over 6 months of age.
General Parenting Resources
Adventures in Parenting – National Institute of Child and Human Development
Netsmartz.org – how to stay safer on the Internet
Playground Safety – AAOS