oa Professional Nursing Today - Fever and rash in children : paediatrics
|Article Title||Fever and rash in children : paediatrics|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Professional Nursing Today|
|Author||G. Van Biljon|
|Publication Date||Mar 2010|
|Pages||15 - 18|
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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