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A Comparison of Vinegar Compresses vs. Cold Water& Water with Vinegar for treating of Fever at Tropical Hospitals

  title={A Comparison of Vinegar Compresses vs. Cold Water\& Water with Vinegar for treating of Fever at Tropical Hospitals},
  author={Fathia Attia Mohammed and Elsayeda Ibrahim Ahmed},
  journal={International Journal of Nursing},
Fever is a co mmon encounter in hospitalized patients & its management is integral aspects of nursing care. Research aimed to assess and compare the efficacy of v inegar,, cold water and cold water with vinegar compresses in the treatment of fever. Th is was a quasi-experimental study conducted in the Tropical Hospitals at Sharqia Governorate. The study was carried on 45 patients; divided to three group15 patient in each group, all of them were suffering fro m fever & suspected to have typhoid… 
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