TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Carson, Sheri M.
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Pediatric Nursing;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p379
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
11294018

 

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