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Pre-hospital assessment of a child under one year old with fever

10 March 2017

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

Parents often bring children with a fever to primary and emergency care settings. This article uses a case study to explore the assessment of children with a fever...

Principles of temperature monitoring

14 August 2013

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Maintaining optimum body temperature is essential to life, and taking and recording a patient’s temperature is a fundamental nursing skill. Deviation from the normal...

Managing paediatric patients with pyrexia

03 December 2014

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Pyrexia is the most common clinical complaint seen in children by healthcare professionals, yet many parents and professionals cannot recognise the condition and...