oa Professional Nursing Today - Fever and rash in children : paediatrics

Volume 14, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1607-6672



Many childhood illnesses present with fever and a rash. In most cases the cause is infectious, but rheumatological diseases and drug reactions may also present with fever and a rash. With some clinical experience and core knowledge of the incubation period, symptoms and signs of the common childhood infectious diseases, it is possible to differentiate between most of the skin rashes associated with these and life threatening conditions.

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