Wednesday, April 30, 2008
FOUR EMERGENCY TIPS FOR CHILDREN'S FEVER
Pediatrics Medical Director Dr Chen reminded to help cool down the children's fever should be in phases:
If the children are shivering, cold hands and feet, and so, should first help the children to keep warm.
If the parents did not help the children to keep warm, but let children sleep ice pillow or warm water baths to cool down, the children will get more serious fever.
If the children are fever in hands and feet , heart rate and breathing speed up, then lets the children wash warm water bath and sleep ice pillow for cooling.
If children have a pain, cramps, lethargy, and other neurological symptoms, they should immediately send to hospital for treatment.