Feverphobia -or- Is Alternating Fever Medicines Appropriate?

Fever HealthDay with Coogan Editorial

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Feverphobia -or- Is Alternating Fever Medicines Appropriate?

But, a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) [Sullivan, JE et al. Fever and Antipyretic Use in Children. Pediatrics: 2011;127;580-587] attempts to allay those fears by reminding parents that a fever is usually just the body’s natural response against illness, and that lowering a fever may actually prolong an illness.

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