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Here is a quick mnemonic ” REGIMENS for FEVER  to remember about the Regimens For The Treatment Of Fever

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT & NCLEX exams

Fever is a natural response of the body to an infection or illness, and in most cases, it does not require any specific treatment. However, if the fever is high (above 102°F or 38.9°C) or is accompanied by other symptoms like headache, body aches, and chills, it is essential to manage it with proper regimens.

Regimens For The Treatment Of Fever : How To Remember Easily ?

  • R – Reduce elevated hypothalamic set point
  • E – Effective reduction of fever with antipyretics
  • G – Gastrointestinal tract and platelets affected by oral aspirin and NSAIDs
  • I – Ibuprofen or acetaminophen recommended in children
  • M – Must treat fever in patients with preexisting impairment of cardiac, pulmonary or CNS function
  • E – Every increase of 1°C over 37°C increases oxygen consumption by 13%
  • N – No correlation between absolute temperature elevation and onset of febrile seizure in susceptible children
  • S – Suppositories of antipyretics can be used if the patient cannot take oral antipyretics
  • F – Febrile or nonfebrile seizure history in children requires aggressive treatment
  • E – Effects of high temperature on the brain can be mitigated by reducing core temperature
  • V – Various antipyretics can be used in parenteral preparations for patients who cannot take oral antipyretics
  • E – Excessive cooling blankets should not be used without oral antipyretics
  • R – Reduce fever to alleviate systemic symptoms of headache, myalgias, and arthralgias.

Mnemonic :  REGIMENS for FEVER

Dr. Arin Nandi

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