Feel the heat

Cite this article as:
Andrew Tagg. Feel the heat, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9944

In this third post in an occasional series questioning some of the basics of paediatric assessment we are going to look at measuring temperature in children.  It’s one of the few vital signs that parents measure themselves before even coming in to the emergency department. But just how accurate is their assessment?