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Understanding fever and the management of feverish illness in children under five years

Understanding fever and the management of feverish illness in children under five years

Understanding fever and the management of feverish illness in children under five years

Penny McDougall and Maureen Harrison
Penny McDougall and Maureen Harrison
on behalf of ICNus

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Launch date: 01 Oct 2018
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Last updated: 31 Oct 2018

Reference: 192692

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Description

This learning module discusses the causes and management of fever in children. In line with guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, it explores the importance of identifying children at risk of serious illness and those that can be managed safely at home. The module also identifies the skills and knowledge required by paediatric and general nurses working with children, alongside the need to offer parents guidance on antipyretics and how to care for their child at home.

Objectives

Describe the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems’ response to fever in children.
After reading this module you should be able to describe the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems’ response to fever in children.
Outline different ways of managing children with fever in hospital and at home.
After reading this module you should be able to outline different ways of managing children with fever in hospital and at home.
Penny McDougall and Maureen Harrison

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Penny McDougall and Maureen Harrison
on behalf of ICNus

Penny McDougall, Senior sister, Paediatric Unit, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth.
Maureen Harrison, Senior lecturer, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 0.50 Hours

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