Temperature measurement in paediatrics.

@article{Leduc2000TemperatureMI,
  title={Temperature measurement in paediatrics.},
  author={Denis Leduc and S Woods},
  journal={Paediatrics \& child health},
  year={2000},
  volume={5 5},
  pages={
          273-84
        }
}
In febrile children younger than 36 months of age, most serious illnesses are caused by infectious agents [3]-[6]. The presence of a fever in children younger than three months of age triggers a thorough investigation into the source of the infection [7][8]. However, the presence of a normal or subnormal temperature in children younger than three months of age can also be associated with severe infections in the presence of other appropriate signs and symptoms. The definition of a fever of… Expand
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