Fever in children*This document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: Fever in children (PDF file) (Links to English resource)
Summary: A consumer factsheet for use by hospital emergency departments about fever. Fever is a way in which the body fights infection. A fever is not dangerous and does not always indicate a serious illness.
Organisation: Department of Health & Human Services
Publishing date: December 2010
Last reviewed: June 2014
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English (PDF file)
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