Management of fever in children
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    Dear Editor,

    the proper management of fever in children (1) is jeopardized by the exaggerated fear of fever (the so called "fever phobia") not only among parents but also among health professionals, leading to misalignment between evidence and practice (2). While it could be comprehensible a limited understanding of fever by parents, it is not acceptable that professionals could still believe that fever is dan...

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