For parents, few experiences provoke more anxiety than the thought of a sick child. The Everything® Healthy Living Series is here to help. These concise, thoughtful guides offer the expert advice and the latest medical information you need to understand your child’s ailments and provide the best possible care. Childhood illnesses are inevitable; the way you approach treatment is not.
A child’s fever can be frightening, but most childhood fevers do not require any serious medical attention. Inside you’ll find tips on treating a fever at home, how to recognize when a fever runs too high, when it’s the right time to go to the hospital, and how to manage any complications or side effects.