Your child seems half dead to you, but you’re frozen with uncertainty. Are they just being whiny? Is that fever going to pass quickly? When do I know if my child needs an emergency assessment? When do I know if they need emergency medical care?
I recently got involved in just a situation with one of Mrs. Happy’s friends. She has a young child, about four years old who came down with a fever a week ago. The child has a history of asthma and a history of supraventricular tachycardia. The child was meandering along doing fine when one day his condition changed. Read more »
*This blog post was originally published at The Happy Hospitalist*