Title

A is for aphorisms - feed a fever, starve a cold? Or could it be starve a fever, feed a cold?

Date of this Version

1-1-2015

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Details

Published version

Smith, J. (2015). A is for aphorisms: Feed a fever, starve a cold? Or could it be starve a fever, feed a cold? Australian Family Physician, 44(10), 77-78.

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© The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 2016

ISSN

0300-8495

Abstract

The recommendations for management of fever have changed throughout the course of history, as has the very concept of fever. It has changed from something viewed as a diagnosis in its own right to a sign of something to be measured and as a trigger for a diagnostic trail to be made.

 

This document has been peer reviewed.