Posts Tagged ‘Fever’

Babies and Infection – My Baby has a Fever! (Part 2)

October 22, 2011 Leave a comment

Part 1 of My Baby has a Fever discussed the definition, causes and the mechanism of fever. Specific age groups doctors use to assess a baby with a fever was also addressed.  Part 2 of the series will now discuss how to evaluate a child who requires a doctor and discuss the management of fever.

It is important to know when a child with fever should be taken to the doctor’s office.  The table above serve as a small guideline to determine whether the child needs to be taken to the hospital immediately or not.  Read more…

Babies and Infection – My Baby has a Fever! (Part 1)

September 17, 2011 Leave a comment

My baby has a fever!  What should I do?  The first article in a two-part series will define what a fever is, discuss the mechanism of a fever and provide a small insight to a doctors perspective on fever according to age groups.

What is a Fever

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