School Nurses on the Front Lines of Medicine

A Student With Fever and Sore Throat

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Abstract

Fever and sore throat are common chief complaints encountered by school nurses. This article explains the etiology of both fever and sore throat in children, describes the office assessment, and delineates life-threatening complications associated with fever and sore throat that may prompt the school nurse to transfer the child to a local emergency department.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)150-152
Number of pages3
JournalNASN school nurse (Print)
Volume31
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2016

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Pharyngitis
Fever
Nurses
Medicine
Students
Hospital Emergency Service

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  • Medicine(all)

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School Nurses on the Front Lines of Medicine : A Student With Fever and Sore Throat. / Olympia, Robert.

In: NASN school nurse (Print), Vol. 31, No. 3, 01.05.2016, p. 150-152.

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