Treatment of fever and over-the-counter medicines

Purssell, Edward
October 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Oct2007, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p900
Academic Journal
Health policy is aimed at increasing homecare and deregulating the supply of drugs. This study used parental reports of the treatment of fever as an indicator of possible problems that may result from this policy, finding that the use of ineffective treatments and the overuse of drugs were common.


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