NICE Bites – Fever in under 5s

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NICE Bites is a monthly prescribing bulletin published by North West Medicines Information centre which summarises key recommendations from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 124, December 2019, includes one topic: Fever in under 5s. It includes sections on measuring temperature and detecting fever, clinical assessment (including the traffic-light system for identifying risk of serious illness) and management.

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