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Fever in Children (cont.)

Follow-up

Usually, the emergency department doctor will ask that, within the next 24-48 hours, you contact or see your child's doctor or return to the emergency department.

  • Your child's condition can be further observed at home or in the clinical area.
  • Any treatment prescribed by the doctor in the emergency department should be monitored for effectiveness.
  • You should receive information about any tests and cultures performed for your child and follow-up instructions if necessary.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/21/2014

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