Paracetamol and fever management

@article{Warwick2008ParacetamolAF,
  title={Paracetamol and fever management},
  author={Clifford Warwick},
  journal={The Journal of The Royal Society for the Promotion of Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={128},
  pages={320 - 323}
}
  • C. Warwick
  • Published 1 November 2008
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of The Royal Society for the Promotion of Health
Paracetamol is one of the most commonly used legal drugs in the western world. Its availability is good, cost is low, and its uses include `over-the-counter' (OTC) distribution, primary care prescribed therapy, secondary care `post-operative' application and emergency treatment. Stated benefits of paracetamol include: the drug's analgesic effects, preference to aspirin in avoidance of Reye's syndrome, good patient tolerance, and iatrogenic complications are infrequent and minor. Stated cautions… 
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