Most under-fives with high temperatures not checked properly for signs that could indicate sepsis, meningitis or pneumonia GPs are failing to carry out basic checks on children with fever that could flag up life-threatening illnesses, research suggests.
A study found that most under-fives with a high temperature were not checked properly for signs that could indicate sepsis, meningitis or pneumonia.
Children living in Kenya are well protected from life-threatening infections -- such as meningitis, sepsis and pneumonia -- caused by the bacteria Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), by the existing three-dose vaccine regime.
While a fever does not always warrant a visit to the emergency room, there are certain medical conditions that are associated with fevers; bacteremia, pneumonia, meningitis, ear infections and urinary tract infections, just to name ...
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A new conjugate vaccine is highly effective (93-100%) at preventing invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD; meningitis, sepsis, bacteremic pneumonia, and other blood-borne infections) in infants younger than 2 years who are the most vul...