Flashcards in Fever In Children Deck (13):
Whe is temperature highest during day?
Fever in various sites?
Axillary >37 .2
When you can't use Mercury thermometer?
Not under 4 weeks
3 kinds of fever
With localizing signs
3 origins of fever
-Autoimmune - inflammatory
3 kinds of bugs in kids that will cause problem
Advice for child with fever?
Encourage fluid intake
Not paracetomol, or ibuprofen
Why don't antipyretics prevent convulsions?
Different pathway for convulsion
Can infection fever cause brain damage?
Chance of having bacterial infection in a kid?
1 in 200
If T >40, then how likely bacterial?
Virus fever goes away in how many days?
Most gone by 5days