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Developing interventions to improve parental and carer performance of temperature measurement, fever care and knowledge of feverish illness in children

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Background: Fever is often the initial feature of infectious diseases, which remains a major cause of morbidity and an important cause of mortality in children in the UK, and is one of the most common reasons for children to be taken to a general practitioner. Febrile illness therefore places a considerable burden on children, their families and health care services. The initial disease identification and diagnostic challenge starts at home, with parents and carers differentiating ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Diagnostics - Primary Care
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Primary Care

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Supervisor
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Funding agency for:
Hernandez-Rodriguez Jose P.
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:a2882960-81f1-4c3d-9f97-db09b24580dc
Local pid:
ora:11324

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