Fever Limerick

Here is a limerick version of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ report on treating fever (for non-toxic non-infants):   For children with a feverish mug, Reassure: “fever helps fight the bug!” Give meds only if distressed, Encourage fluids and rest, And don’t fret if still febrile post-drug.   Given the persistence of caregiver feverphobia, remember the valueContinue reading “Fever Limerick”

Otitis Media Guideline Limerick

Based on good feedback about yesterday’s limerick summarizing the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2015 Bronchiolitis Guideline, here is one synopsizing the AAP’s 2013 Otitis Media Clinical Practice Guideline: For those 6-months or older with malaise And a bulging TM that’s ablaze, Give analgesia well-dosed And only antibiose If not improving in 2-3 days.