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Clinical Manual of Fever in Children

  • A. Sahib El-Radhi

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About this book


The book covers all the different types of fever and its possible complications discussed the management of fever with guidelines on antipyretics and their side effects and differential diagnosis of fever, with problem-setting and solving as a case presentation. The second edition of this well-received book has been fully updated to include exciting new information of the pathogenesis of fever, including functions of interleukin and all the latest guidelines from NICE and Cochrane Library, as well as all the most up-to-date information and guidelines on febrile seizures.

This reader-friendly reference on the disorders of body temperature in children covers the entire spectrum of subjects related to fever. It gives an overview of the best treatment options in order to achieve the best results. 

Containing a core message at the start of each chapter and with and a reader-friendly format this is an indispensable guide for paediatr

icians, family doctors  and other professionals who are regularly consulted because of febrile children.



complications diagnosis infectious disease management medicine prevention treatment

Editors and affiliations

  • A. Sahib El-Radhi
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  1. 1.Chelsfield Park HospitalOrpingtonUK

About the editors

Dr AS El-Radhi MRCPCH, DCH, PhD is a consultant paediatrician who qualified at the Free University of West Berlin, Germany. He has worked in many countries including Germany, Finland, Iraq, Kuwait and England, gaining wide-ranging experience in general paediatrics. While working in Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup, Kent, he was in charge of an “enuresis clinic” that received referral of children with UTI, nocturnal enuresis and day-time incontinence, and other urinary problems. He has also been working at the BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital, Orpington, Kent over the past 20 years. Recently he has granted practice privileges at BMI Bishops Wood Hospital, Middlesex. About 20% of his clinical activities there are related to management of children with urinary problems including UTI and bedwetting. Of particular interest has been the subject of fever and fever-related topics.

 Dr El-Radhi has sat on several academic task forces and has lectured both nationally and internationally on his special interests.  He has published five books; the last one was entitled “Essential Paediatrics in Primary Care”. He has published over 50 papers in national and international medical journals covering various paediatric aspects mainly on fever-related topics. He is an undergraduate lecturer and examiner of DCH and MRCPCH for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. He is peer-reviewer of several and medical journals. He spent most of his medical career in research performing numerous controlled and multi-centre studies. As he worked for some years in the Middle East, he has long-standing experience in managing febrile children irrespective of the aetiologies. 

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“The author states that the book is written primarily for junior and senior pediatricians, but he hopes that all practitioners, including nurses, will find it useful. The book is a comprehensive, well written, and clinically useful resource about all aspects of fever in children. … It is an excellent contribution and a clinically useful resource for providers who care for children with this common issue.” (Joseph Hageman, Doody’s Book Reviews, January 10, 2020)