Paracetamol for paediatric fever: The facts.

Very good reference for something I didn’t really know enough about as a parent.

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Fever is one of the most common reasons for children to present to our hospitals (some estimate it to account for 1/3 of paediatric presentations to healthcare providers).
Fever is classified as a body temperature above 38 C.
Here is a quick bullet-point summary on the management of paediatric fever with Paracetamol (US = Acetaminophen).

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