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Wouter H.

London, United Kingdom
I am keen for parents (and doctors!) to know how to support a physiological fever and to stamp out fever phobia -  teach parents to check for a dangerous underlying infection rather than checking temperatures.   Havinga W. Giving paracetamol is unnecessary. BMJ 1997;314:discussion 1692-3   Havinga W. Time to counter "fever phobia"! Br J Gen Pract 2003;53:253   Havinga W. NICE guidelines on fever in children Br J Gen Pract 2007; 57: 835... Full Bio
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I am keen for parents (and doctors!) to know how to support a physiological fever and to stamp out fever phobia -  teach parents to check for a dangerous underlying infection rather than checking temperatures.

 

  1. Havinga W. Giving paracetamol is unnecessary. BMJ 1997;314:discussion 1692-3
     
  2. Havinga W. Time to counter "fever phobia"! Br J Gen Pract 2003;53:253

     
  3. Havinga W. NICE guidelines on fever in children Br J Gen Pract 2007; 57: 835