This general issue has had a significant focus recently in the UK.
I wonder what the the List thinks of the recent UK Guideline below offers in
relation to decision-making about such pateints?
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. Feverish illness in
children—assessment and initial management in children younger than 5 years.
2007. (NICE clinical guideline No 47.) http://guidance.nice.org.uk/CG47
Dr Jack Beattie
Royal Hospital for Sick Children
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