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Fever Phobia- Just a few supportive studies on why we should support fever rather than suppress it.

Ital J Pediatr. 2012 Sep 5;38:40. doi: 10.1186/1824-7288-38-40.

Knowledge, attitudes and misconceptions of primary care physicians regarding fever in children: a cross sectional study.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22950655

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World J Clin Pediatr. 2012 Dec 8;1(4):29-33. doi: 10.5409/wjcp.v1.i4.29. eCollection 2012.

Fever management: Evidence vs current practice
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"..The practice of alternating antipyretics has become widespread at home and on paediatric wards without supporting scientific evidence. There is still a significant contrast between the current concept and practice, and the scientific evidence..."

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25254165

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Acetaminophen decreases intracellular glutathione levels and modulates cytokine production in human alveolar macrophages and type II pneumocytes in vitro. Dimova S, et al. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2005. AuthorsDimova S1, Hoet PHDinsdale DNemery B. Author information1Laboratory of Pneumology, Unit of Toxicology, K.U. Leuv…