Tots “Too Hot!” – The Cute, The Bad and The Ugly of Pediatric Fever
Elevated temperatures in pediatric patients are some of the most common, and often frustrating types of calls in EMS. Are the parents over-reacting? Are we under-reacting? This presentation illuminates what causes fever, how it can help or harm a child, what problems it can cause or be caused by, how to differentiate critical vs benign fever and how to choose the best care for pediatric patients with elevated temperature.