Alternating Acetaminophen and Ibouprofen in the Febrile Child: Examination of the Evidence Regarding Efficacy and Safety

Carson, Sheri M.
September 2003
Pediatric Nursing;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p379
Academic Journal
Provides information on the examination of evidence regarding the efficacy and safety of using antipyretics for the management of pediatric fever. Details on the controversial practice of using acetaminophen and ibuprofen for the treatment of pediatric fever; Side effect of antipyretics, such as toxic renal effects to febrile children; Implications for clinical practice.


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