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Hague R. Managing the child with a fever. Practitioner 2015; 259 (1784):17-21

Managing the child with a fever

05 Aug 2015Registered users

Most illnesses associated with fever are self-limiting and children recover with no specific treatment. However, fever can also be the presenting feature of serious illness, which may be life threatening if not diagnosed and treated appropriately. If the diagnosis is unclear, potentially serious, and specific treatment may be needed to prevent deterioration, the child should be referred.

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