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GPs not carrying out basic checks on children with fever, study shows

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.
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