Determining fever in children: the search for an ideal thermometer.

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Body temperature measurement is most commonly taken to confirm the presence or absence of fever. Many decisions concerning the investigation and treatment of children are based on the results of temperature measurement alone. Determining the presence of fever in young children is particularly important. A missed fever is serious, but a false-positive fever… (More)

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@article{ElRadhi2014DeterminingFI, title={Determining fever in children: the search for an ideal thermometer.}, author={A Sahib Mehdi El-Radhi}, journal={British journal of nursing}, year={2014}, volume={23 2}, pages={91-4} }