Fever : First Aid Treatment

The following first aid treatment should be given to the patient suffering from fever:

  1. Monitor temperature using a thermometer
  2. Remove the excess clothing
  3. Keep the person in a cool place
  4. Give a sponge bath in luke warm water
  5. Give plenty of fluids
  6. Give prescribed doses of acetaminophen /paracetamol
  7. Do not wrap the person in blankets / warm clothing

Consult a Doctor in case of :

  1. Irregular breathing
  2. Stiff neck
  3. Confusion
  4. Rashes
  5. Persistent sore throat
  6. Vomiting
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Painful urination
  9. Convulsions
  10. Delirium

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