Caring for a sick child

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  • Caring for a sick child
    • Take the childs tempreture; if its raised, the parent may give them a liquid paracetamol to reduce tempreture & pain
    • Try to encourage the child to drink planty of fluids to avoid dehydration
    • Try to keep the child cool and comfortable
    • Monitor their tempreture regulary with a thermometer
    • Give the child hugs and reassurance
    • Notice any changes in their sympoms
    • A medical box  containing a themometer should be kept in the house, out of reach of a young child

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