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Diagnosis of Fever
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Diagnosis of fever

Fever is diagnosed by the following:

Today thermometers are mostly electronic so a diagnosis of temperature can usually be taken fairly quickly.


It is highly recommended for parents to keep a thermometer at home, in order to check and monitor their children's body temperature when they have an infection.

Today, electronic thermometers can be purchased from a chemist. They provide a very quick and accurate diagnosis of temperature, so it can be easily monitored.

An electronic thermometer is a valuable part of a first aid kit.

Nurses at Australian hospitals take a patients' temperature by gently moving their highly sensitive electronic thermometer around the perimeter of the patient's face, touching it very lightly.


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  Last reviewed: 8 September 2007 || Last updated: 17 February 2009


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Disclaimer: This guide is not intended to be used for diagnostic or prescriptive purposes. For any treatment or diagnosis of illness, please see your doctor.


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