A current analysis of caregivers' approaches to fever and antipyretic usage.


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Polat M., Kara S. S. , TEZER H., TAPISIZ A., DERİNÖZ GÜLERYÜZ O., Dolgun A.

Journal of infection in developing countries, vol.8, no.3, pp.365-71, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3855/jidc.3904
  • Journal Name: Journal of infection in developing countries
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.365-71
  • Keywords: antipyretics, caregivers' approach, children, fever, CHILDHOOD FEVER, CHILDREN, PHOBIA, TEMPERATURE, MISCONCEPTIONS, PARACETAMOL, PARENTS, MOTHERS, AXILLA
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: The aim of this survey was to investigate the current knowledge, attitudes, and practices of febrile children's caregivers about fever, antipyretic usage, and temperature measurement methods in a tertiary care hospital.